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Career One Stop occupation profile (salaries, employment outlooks, and more) with a video about Construction Carpenters

U.S. Department of Labor’s Registered Apprenticeship Programs in Construction

Examples of Guidelines for the design of apprenticeship programs

  • Final Program Design (Washington D.C.): This product contains an overview of the changes in the college’s construction program of study.
  • Construction Technology and Carpentry Apprenticeship Programs and Syllabi (Wyoming): Construction Technology AAS and Certificate Degree program flyers and all relevant syllabi. Carpentry Apprenticeship Certificate Degree program flyer and all relevant syllabi.
  • Carpentry Career Pathway (North Dakota): The carpentry career pathway gives students a visual of how they can advance their career in carpentry with additional education and stackable credentials.

Examples of Instructional materials for apprenticeship programs

  • Green Residential General Contracting (Illinois): This course is an introduction to basic green residential construction. Topics include the basics in blueprint reading, specifications, insurance, excavating, concrete, carpentry, plumbing, HVAC, indoor air quality, electrical, masonry, insulation, drywall, cabinetry, floor coverings, siding, and critical path design. An emphasis will be placed on “green”, energy and environmentally responsible new construction strategies and materials.
  • Revised Construction Core Course (Washington D.C.): This course builds the foundational skills for entry-level craft and construction workers.
  • Construction Technology 101 (Michigan): This course is a comprehensive study of the principles of Construction Technology. It applies the concepts of modern carpentry, engineering and technology, utilizing the framework of green and sustainability to residential and commercial construction.
  • Construction Technology II 102 (Michigan): This course is an extenuation of CST 101 and builds on the principles covered therein; therefore, it will continue the discussion of applying the concepts of modern carpentry, engineering and technology, utilizing the framework of green and sustainability to residential and commercial construction.
  • CNTK 1870 – Construction Materials & Methods (Wyoming): This course provides students with a survey of common materials and methods used in building construction. Materials covered include wood, glue, laminated timber, steel, non-ferrous metals, concrete, plastic and insulation.

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