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Carpentry

The Carpentry Program is designed to prepare students to be employable at entry level jobs in house and mill carpentry. In addition to carpentry skills, students learn blueprint reading, elementary drafting and architectural design, building materials identification and building codes. Upon completion of safety training and instruction in the proper use of hand tools, students complete a wide variety of projects such as step stools, tool boxes, night tables and learn various types of cabinet working, countertop and plastic lamination. Upperclassmen work on new house construction and building projects for municipalities and non-profit organizations. Integration of academic skills into the program prepares students for a wide range of education and work opportunities. Students learn real-world applications of math, reading, writing, science and social studies, giving them the problem-solving skills they need for successful careers. Construction projects undertaken by the shop include the Latham School Skill Center and various renovations of town buildings.

$59,440/year, $28.58/hr

Starting Salary

Student Teacher ratio
9:1
Student Clubs & organizations
20+
in student Scholarships
$200k
career
Directions
15
Professions
  • Rough and finish carpenter
  • Tile setter
  • Mason/bricklayer
  • Cabinet maker
  • Retail sales/construction supply
  • Drywall/plasterer
  • Roofer
  • Window/siding installer
  • Union carpenter apprentice
  • Estimator
  • Construction supervisor
  • Architectural technologist
  • Engineering technician
  • Interior/exterior design
  • Draftsperson
  • Surveyor
  • Civil/structural engineer
  • Design engineer
  • Real estate developer
Skills
  • Hand tool use and maintenance
  • Shop procedure and planning
  • Worksite preparation and safety
  • Interpreting construction prints
  • Interior and exterior finish work
  • Window and siding installation
  • Project estimating
Certifications
  • OSHA 10-hour Card:
    Construction Industry

Brent Warren

Carpentry Instructor
ext. 2223

Glenn Olson

Carpentry Instructor
ext. 2323

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