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Career Readiness for students


Is Carpentry for You?

  • Do you like to build things?
  • Do you like working with your mind as well as your hands?
  • Do you like working on a team and part of a project?

About the Program

The Carpentry program provides students with opportunities to learn about the home-building industry.  Participants in this program master a variety of construction skills.  Students apply their knowledge and skills by participating in the student -build house project.  Students who complete this program as eligible to receive credit at Montgomery college in the Construction technology program, as well as industry recognized credentials through the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER).

Sample Course Plan for Carpentry

Sample Courses

Certifications/Awards for Completing High School Plan

  • National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) Certification
  • OSHA-10 Certification

Local Colleges Offering a Continuation of the Program



Where this Program is Offered

If this program is not available at your school, meet with your counselor to select courses that will allow you to explore your interest in these careers.