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Date

Mar 07 2022 - Apr 28 2022

Time

8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Advanced Carpentry – Level One

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

This 8-week program combines classroom and practical hands-on experience developed by the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER). Students will receive training for Carpentry Level One with key elements of Carpentry Level Two to help familiarize them with real world situations.

Students will be equipped with their own toolbox, including hand-tools and PPE that they keep upon course completion, helping them be prepared to start working in the construction industry as soon as possible.

CURRICULUM

  • NCCER Orientation to the Trade
  • NCCER Building Materials, Fasteners, and Adhesives
  • NCCER Hand and Power Tools
  • NCCER Introduction to Construction Drawings, Specifications, and Layout
  • NCCER Floor Systems
  • NCCER Wall Systems
  • NCCER Ceiling Joist and Roof Framing
  • NCCER Basic Stair Layout
  • NCCER Introduction to Building Envelope Systems
  • NCCER Roofing Applications
  • NCCER Commercial Drawings
  • NCCER Thermal and Moisture Protection
  • NCCER Exterior Finishing
  • NCCER Doors and Door Hardware
  • NCCER Window, Door, Floor, and Ceiling Trim

CERTIFICATIONS OR CERTIFICATES

Graduates who successfully complete the course have the opportunity to earn the following certifications or certificates.

  • ATTSA Flagger (optional)
  • Aerial Manlift
  • Forklift Safety
  • Fall Pro Authorized User
  • Scaffolding Authorized User
  • First Aid
  • NIT Certificate of Completion
  • NCCER Level One Carpentry Certification

FORMAT OF PROGRAM

  • 8 weeks – Monday – Thursday, 10 hour days
  • Conducted in person at the Main Campus in Palmer, Alaska

PREREQUISITES FOR ENROLLMENT

  • 18 Years of Age
  • Social Security Card
  • State Issued Photo ID or Driver’s License
  • Pre-Participation Physical
  • DOT Equivalent Drug Test (If accepted, test can be done no more than 10 days before class begins)
  • Steel Toed Boots

COURSE COST:

$6,500

It is the applicant’s responsibility to secure funding or provide payment for tuition and any training related costs. Additional costs not included in this price are, but not limited to: drug test and physicals, transportation, room and board, child care, etc.

 

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