Carpentry

Peter Kelley, Instructor and Marty Thibault, Teacher Assistant
315-589-2620, 315-589-2219 (barn)

Program Goal: The Carpentry program is a combination of hands-on skill development and technical training that uses the most up-to-date equipment and resource materials.

Curriculum: The program employs a standardized curriculum that was developed by experts in the construction trades industry through the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER). Students earn NCCER and OSHA 10 certification. Safety is a full time focus of the Carpentry Program ever reminding the students of the ever-present dangers associated with this trade. Students build a variety of large projects on and off campus as part of their experience.

Curriculum Areas/Units of Study:

  • Safety
  • Fundamentals of Carpentry Construction
  • Stationary Machines, Hand and Power Tools
  • Framing
  • Exterior Finishes
  • Interior Systems
  • Cabinet Making
  • Alternative Renewable Energy
  • OSHA 10 Certification - Construction

Job Outlook

  • The median pay for a Carpenter is $45,170 a year.
     
  • The median pay for Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers, and Tapers is $43,970 a year.

US Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook-Carpenter

US Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook-Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers, and Tapers