Skill Certificate in Carpentry/Millwork

Division: Industry & Technology

Students completing this certificate will acquire skills in wood shop safety, measurements, layout, and lumber identification for cabinetry and millworking.  Additionally students will gain efficiency in cabinet construction, lumber selection and utilizing tools of the carpentry trade. 

Program Outcomes

  • Students will have a working knowledge on how to mill and assemble basic cabinets, and efficiently use material with minimal waste.
  • Students will be able to safely operate power equipment associated with cabinet construction.
  • Upon completion of this program, students will have an active knowledge of measurements and be able to accurately identfiy each incriment of an inch to the 16th of an inch.

Career Opportunities

Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be prepared for employment in the following jobs:  entry-level finish carpentry, entry-level millwork, retail sales of lumber, and related building materials.

Program Requirements 

CT 250Basic Carpentry and Construction Practices4
CT 262Cabinet and Furniture Construction4
CT 260Interior Millwork4

The Skill Certificate requirements include completion of the certificate courses with a “C” or better grade in each course. Required and support courses may be substituted with the approval of the Industry & Technology Division Chair.