Register today to be added to the waiting list and receive updates for the NCCER Carpentry Level 1 Program.
Carpenters make up the largest building trades occupation in the industry and those with all-around skills are in high demand. Carpenters are involved in many kinds of construction activities, from building highways and bridges to installing kitchen cabinets. Carpenters construct, erect, install, and repair structures and fixtures made from wood and other materials.
The 9-module course is first level of NCCER's four-level curriculum and covers content such as Basic Safety, Construction Math, Blueprints, Building Materials, Hand and Power Tools, Floor Systems, Wall Systems, Roof Framing, Concrete, Windows and Exterior Doors, and Basic Stair Layout.
- NCCER Carpentry Level One
- Job Readiness
See Certificate Programs to view upcoming schedules.
Curriculum Requirements: NCCER Core Curriculum - Introductory Craft Skills Certification.
Potential Certifications: Upon successful completion of the program, students will be eligible to take the National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER) Carpentry Level One Exam.
FastForward Workforce Credential Grant (WCG) pays 2/3 of the cost of tuition: You pay 1/3 of tuition upon enrollment; the Commonwealth of Virginia pays 1/3 upon successful completion of the class; the final 1/3 is paid by the Commonwealth of Virginia when you earn the credential.
In addition to receiving grant funding, you may qualify for other funding assistance programs to receive additional tuition assistance.
Supplies and Fees: Tuition includes cost of textbooks, supplies, NCCER Core - Introductory Craft Skills exam registration fee, as well as a $50 credential attainment incentive.