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Carpentry Level 1

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NCCER's Carpentry curriculum is designed to help students build general carpentry skills. Students learn to construct, erect, install, and repair structures and fixtures made from wood and other materials.

Its modules cover topics such as:
  • Orientation to the Trade
  • Building Materials
  • Fasteners and Adhesives
  • Hand and Power Tools
  • Introduction to Construction Drawings
  • Specifications and Layout
  • Flood and Wall Systems
  • Ceiling Joist and Roof Framing
  • Basic Stair Layout
  • Introduction to Building Envelope Systems
Length: 150 Course Hours (105 in-person hours / 45 self-paced online hours)

Prerequisite: NCCER's Core certification
Potential Certification: Upon successful completion of all modules in the curriculum, students will receive the National Center for Construction Education & Research Carpentry Level One certification.
Tuition: $2,349 Full Price; $783 FastForward WCG Price

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Supplies and Fees: Tuition includes cost of textbook, supplies, and NCCER subscription fee.

Occupational Objective: 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.

Class Details

35 Session(s)
Days of the Week :Multiple Days of the Week :
  Online 24/7.  
  Weekly - Tue, Thu.  

Location : Philpott Hall Location : 
  Philpott Hall.

Instructor : Michael Martin 



Please read:  I am enrolling in this class as part of the New Economy Workforce Credential Grant Program (WCG). Discount is pending availability of funds. As a condition to receiving a grant, I agree to the following terms and conditions as specified on this site: WCG Release Form.

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.



Registration Closes On
Sunday, October 6, 2024 @ 11:59 PM

Schedule Information

Skip dates: (No class on 10/31/2024, 11/05/2024, 11/28/2024, 12/24/2024, 12/26/2024, 12/31/2024, 01/02/2025)

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s) Instructional Method
10/8/2024 - 2/27/2025 Online 24/7 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM N/A - Online Michael Martin  Distance Education
10/8/2024 - 2/27/2025 Weekly - Tue, Thu 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM Martinsville, Philpott Hall  Map Michael Martin  Lecture