The Carpentry program is designed to train students to construct residential structures using standard building materials and hand and power tools. Carpentry skills and a general knowledge of residential construction will also be taught.

Course work includes footings and foundations, framing, interior and exterior trim, cabinetry, blueprint reading, residential planning and estimating, and other related topics. Students will develop skill through hands-on participation.  Graduates should qualify for employment in the residential building construction field as rough carpenters, framing carpenters, roofers, maintenance carpenters, and other related job titles.

Average starting salary for 2009 Graduates was $27,700.00. 88% of 2009 graduates available for work were employed within the year.

Scholarships are available for this program. To find out more contact the Financial Aid Office at (910) 678-8848 or contact the Department Chair of the department.


Diploma                     Carpentry (D35180)

Certificate                  General Contractor's License Preparation (C35180C1)

Carpentry Faculty:


D. Keith Carter                                                                                                                                                                     Department Chair                                                                                                                                                                          910-678-8475                                                                                                                                        

W. David Sanders                                                                                                                                                                         Instructor                                                                                                                                                                                                    910-678-7374                                                                                                                                          


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