Downtown Milwaukee and Oak Creek campuses
Get the foundation to build new opportunities. This two-semester program prepares you for working on residential and commercial structures. Students
will learn about reading construction blueprints, the various materials and
fasteners used, and the fundamental techniques and procedures used in
wood-frame construction. Practical experience is given in the use of power and hand tools.
Career Outlook: As residential and commercial structures continue to be built and remodeled, there is a need for carpenters. Graduates of the program may obtain employment as carpenters, carpenter apprentices, rough carpenters, form carpenters and finish carpenters.
Career Pathway: This program features exploratory courses that count toward a credential. Work continues to develop the program into a fully embedded Career Pathway.
Program Code: 31-410-1
Start Date: August
Detailed Program Information:
Fall 2016 – Spring 2017 Course Requirements