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2024-2025 Catalog 
2024-2025 Catalog

Carpentry Diploma - CIP Code: 46.0201

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Contact: (336) 334-4822, ext. 53023

These curriculums are designed to prepare individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to the fields of architecture, construction, construction management, and other associated professions.

Course work includes instruction in sustainable building and design, print reading, building codes, estimating, construction materials and methods, and other topics related to design and construction occupations.

Graduates of this pathway should qualify for entry-level jobs in architectural, engineering, construction and trades professions as well as positions in industry and government

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to layout, cut, fabricate, erect, install, and repair wooden structures and fixtures, using hand and power tools. Includes instruction in technical mathematics, framing, construction materials and selection, job estimating, print reading, foundations and roughing-in, finish carpentry techniques, and applicable codes and standards.

Students enrolled in this program may be required to travel “to and from” job sites, associated with required “hands on” laboratory work. Students may be required to arrive on campus up to 30 minutes prior to class start times, to accommodate travel.

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Carpentry Diploma, the graduate should be able to:

  • Demonstrate proficiency in building construction methods
  • Perform quantity take-offs and cost estimates for a small building project
  • Apply NC Building Codes to building project
  • Apply the required safety standards in construction
  • Demonstrate strong employability skills (teamwork, communication, and critical thinking)

Fall Semester I

Total Credits: 18

Spring Semester I

Total Credits: 14

Summer Semester I

Total Credits: 9

Total credit hours required for diploma: 41


1. Mathematics Elective

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2. English Electives

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