Carpentry, Basic

College of Rural Community Development
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Occupational Endorsement

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Minimum Requirements for Occupational Endorsement: 14.5 credits

The occupational endorsement in basic carpentry is the beginning for both a career in the construction industry and pursuing a certificate and degree in construction trades technology. Training will consist of basic construction safety, introduction to hand and power tools, construction mathematics, floor systems, roof framing, and window and exterior door installation. Students will develop a basic understanding of how to communicate, understand, anticipate and complete the work on a construction job site. Applicants must be 16 years old to be admitted.

Occupational Endorsement Program

  1. Complete the following admissions requirement: Be at least 16 years old by the first day of the semester in which you are admitted.
  2. Complete the general university requirements.
  3. Complete the occupational endorsement requirements.
  4. Complete the following:
    CTT F100 Construction Technology Core (3)
         or CTT F101 Basic Construction Safety (1)
         and CTT F102 Introduction to Hand and Power Tools (1)
         and CTT F103 Introduction to Blueprint Reading (1)--3 credits
    CTT F106 Construction Mathematics--3 credits
    CTT F110 Residential Carpentry – Level I (8.5)
         or CTT F111 Materials and Tools Used in the Trade (2.5)
         and CTT F112 Floor Systems, Wall and Ceiling Framing (2)
         and CTT F113 Roof Framing, Windows and Exterior Doors (2)
         and CTT F114 Introduction to Concrete Materials and Forms (2)--8.5 credits
  5. Minimum credits required--14.5 credits