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Construction Carpentry

“Skills that a student will learn in the MVCTC Construction Carpentry Tech Prep Program will never be lost and those skills will transfer to other vocations in their life.” - Mr. Kramer

Program Activities

  • Study building techniques and sequences, foundations and footings, floor framing, wall framing, roof framing, and finishing
  • Opportunity to participate in the apprenticeship program
  • Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) classes, which give you real world scenarios relevant to your career field in which to learn math and science skills
  • Potential to earn college credits and a Tech Prep Scholarship from Sinclair Community College
  • Potential to earn college credits from Hocking College
The MVCTC Construction Carpentry Tech Prep program is a great way to learn construction carpentry. Upon completion of the program, students will be prepared for entry-level positions in the construction industry in both residential and commercial construction. Students will have the opportunity to learn the skills needed to build their own home or complete any remodel job on a residential home. Students will also have the opportunity to enter construction management programs at post-secondary colleges.

MVCTC Construction Carpentry Tech Prep students will learn building techniques and sequences, foundations and footings, floor framing, wall framing, roof framing, and finishing. In additional to attaining these carpentry skills, students receive Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) training, and blueprint orientation. Students will also learn hand and power tool safety and ladder safety. Students will complete projects for their training which will include the construction of small mini-barns and a Habitat for Humanity House.

Upon completing the Construction Carpentry Tech Prep program, many students obtain entry-level positions in residential and/or commercial construction companies; some of whom continue their education through higher education in construction management, engineering, architecture, and/or apprenticeship while continuing to work. Other students move right into supervisor roles or open their own businesses.


Bureau of Labor Statistics Data

This shows the % of job growth expected in these careers through the year 2020. To learn more about these careers, click on the names below.


Industry Standard Certificates

  • OSHA
  • NCCER

Based on the most recent Ohio State Report Card Data for this MVCTC Career Technical Program

  • 100% of students were working, in college, or the military one-year after completing this program
  • 100% of the students that completed this program obtained technical skills

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For more information on this career field, check out the links below:
Carpentry Careers
17-CNN Money Best Jobs in America

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