Carpenters build frameworks and structures by cutting and shaping wood and other construction materials.
MORE ABOUT THIS CAREER
One of construction’s most iconic roles, carpenters are involved throughout the building process, from basic layout to the finishing touches on a home, school or office.
Do you like to build things?
Do you have a strong attention to detail? Are you motivated to work with different construction materials and tools?
Skills You'll Develop
- Work from blueprints and sketches
- Execute Measurement
- Cut and handle building materials
- Construct framing systems
- Help to build walls, stairs, door and window frames, particians and rafters
- Install siding and sheathing
- Gain knowledge of different carpentry skills
- Take part in hands on experience with a variety of construction tools
- On the Job Training
- High School Diploma
- Technical School