Carpentry and Building Construction Technology

 

Instructor: Mr. Greg Barger

gbarger@ccctc.edu

 

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Students are instructed in areas from tool use, with strong emphasis on safety, through every facet of exterior and interior construction.

Areas of Instruction

Units Covered:

  • Floor Framing
  • Wall Framing
  • Roof Coverings
  • Window and Door Installations
  • Exterior Siding and Trim
  • Interior Finishes
  • Interior Trim
  • Kitchen Installations
  • Insulation
  • Site Selection and Layout

Conditions:

Students considering a career in carpentry should possess good math skills, physical agility and coordination, a good sense of balance, and no fear of heights.

Community Involvement:

Habitat for Humanity funds projects and the students are learning the skills to construct entire houses, as well as gaining pride and satisfaction with their projects.

Career Information:

Upon completion of the two-year program, students are entry-level ready for the carpentry field, which at this time is experiencing an extreme shortage of skilled workers. Students are also able to pursue post-secondary education.

 

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