|Description:||The General Construction Carpentry Techniques program allows you to develop many of the skills needed to build a new home or structure or to renovate an old one. You learn to produce sketches, work from blueprints, develop building details, and assess construction sites and are taught carpentry skills from base footings to framing, interior and exterior finishing and fine finishing techniques. The program also focuses on energy efficient and green/sustainable construction practices and methods. Building and installation techniques are practiced through hands-on construction activities and projects and you hone you newly-acquired skills on a major construction or renovation project in the final semester of study.
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Books and supplies estimated $300.
Personal protective items: e.g. work boots, safety glasses $150.
Tools: nail pouch, hammer, tape measure, combination square, utility knife, wood chisel $200.