Residential Carpenter Career Major - Overview

Residential Carpenter

Residential Carpenter
Career Major Length
1080 hours
Who Can Enroll
Adults
Schedule
M-F 7:40-10:30A &/or 11:25A-2:15P
Fees
In-State Tuition:
$2,700.00
Out-of-State Tuition:
$7,020.00
Book Costs:
$93.00
Average Oklahoma Salary
$14/hr

The Residential Carpenter career major is a combination of the Frame and Finish Carpenter career majors. Students will learn basic carpentry skills, safety practices, basic residential framing, tools and safe use and operation of construction equipment. Students will apply finishing techniques required to install trim, mantels, shelving, molding and ornamental wood. Students will also plan, design, construct and learn to install cabinets and countertops.

Career Major Length
1080.00Total Hours
Course Title
Hours
Construction Core
120.00
General Construction Safety and First Aid
25.00
Orientation to the Trade
30.00
Materials, Fasteners & Adhesives
15.00
Hand & Power Tools
15.00
Intro to Construction Drawings, Specs & Layout
30.00
Floor Systems
45.00
Wall Systems
75.00
Ceiling Joist & Roof Framinig
180.00
Intro to Building Envelope Systems
20.00
Stair Framing
45.00
Commercial Drawings
25.00
Exterior Finishing
60.00
Thermal & Moisture Protection
15.00
Roofing Applications
40.00
Drywall Installation & Finishing
90.00
Interior Trim & Finish
85.00
Doors & Door Hardware
15.00
Cabinet Fabrication & Installation
120.00
Workforce Staging
30.00

Helpful Attributes and Abilities

  • Reading and math skills at the 8th grade level or above
  • Ability to communicate well and work with others
  • Ability to organize one's work
  • Ability to understand theories and technical information
  • Ability to work on ladders and scaffolds
  • Good eye-hand coordination
  • Good health and physical condition
  • Positive attitude and dependability

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