Monday – September 26, 2016
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 high demand 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