Carpentry Technology

Welcome to Carpentry Program at Kaua'i Community College! 

The Carpentry Technology program provides the basic entry-level skills in the construction of buildings. Skilled carpenters are required in areas of new building construction, repair, and alteration of buildings. The program provides an introduction into the sustainable and green construction methods and materials, while offering instruction in the states building codes for energy efficiency. This program also enhances the graduate’s entry into the carpenters apprenticeship program.

Program Admission Requirements

  1. Placement in ENG 21 or higher and qualified for MATH 50 or higher
  2. Approval of instructor

Graduation Requirements:

A GPA of 2.0 or higher for all courses applicable toward the certificate or degree is needed to meet graduation requirements.

Program Outcomes:

  1. Read and understand blueprints sufficiently to use them to plan a project.
  2. Select materials properly for a given project.
  3. Maintain and care for the tools required in the carpentry industry.
  4. Know and utilize Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and State safety regulations to minimize risk and protect self and others.
  5. Communicate successfully orally and in writing using computer technology.
  6. Understand and demonstrate the craftsmanship standards of dependability, punctuality, and quality.

GUIDED PATHWAYS TO COMPLETION

 

Carpentry Associate in Applied Science, 69 Credits

Fall Semester 1

  • BLPR 22 - Blueprint Reading, 3 credits
  • CARP 20B - Introduction to Carpentry, I 3 credits
  • CARP 20C - Introduction to Carpentry, II 8 credits
  • Thinking, Reasoning/Math: MATH 100 or higher, 3 credits
Spring Semester 2
  • BLPR 40 - Advanced Blueprint Reading and Estimates, 3 credits
  • CARP 22B - Concrete Forms I, 5 credits
  • CARP 22C - Concrete Forms II, 6 credits
  • Communication: BUS 130; ENG 100, ENG 106; SP 151, SP 231, 3 credits
Fall Semester 3
  • CARP 41B - Rough Framing and Exterior Finish I, 6 credits
  • CARP 41C - Rough Framing and Exterior Finish II, 5 credits
  • WELD 17 - General Welding , 3 credits
  • WELD 18 - Shop Tools and Equipment, 1 credits
  • Cultural Environment: Core Options, 3 credits
Spring Semester 4
  • CARP 42B - Finishing I, 6 credits
  • CARP 42C - Finishing II, 5 credits
  • Natural Environment: PHYS 101, 3 credits
  • Social Environment: Core Options, 3 credits
Total Credits 69

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Basic Carpentry & Concrete Certificate of Achievement, 28 Credits
 
Fall Semester 1
  • CARP 20B Introduction to Carpentry I, 3 credits
  • CARP 20C Introduction to Carpentry II, 8 credits
  • BLPR 22 Blueprint Reading 3 credits

Spring Semester 1

  • CARP 22B Concrete Forms I, 5 credits
  • CARP 22C Concrete Forms II, 6 credits
  • BLPR 40 Advanced Blueprint Reading and Estimating, 3 credits

Total Credits 28

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Basic Carpentry & Rough Framing Certificate of Achievement, 28 Credits
 
Fall Semester 1
  • CARP 20B Introduction to Carpentry I, 3 credits
  • CARP 20C Introduction to Carpentry II, 8 credits
  • BLPR 22 Blueprint Reading 3 credits

Spring Semester 1

  • CARP 41B Rough Framing and Ext. Finishing I, 6 credits
  • CARP 41C Rough Framing and Ext. Finishing II, 5 credits
  • BLPR 40 Advanced Blueprint Reading and Estimating, 3 credits

Total Credits 28

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Carpentry & Finishing Certificate of Achievement, 28 Credits
 
Fall Semester 1
  • CARP 20B Introduction to Carpentry I, 3 credits
  • CARP 20C Introduction to Carpentry II, 8 credits
  • BLPR 22 Blueprint Reading, 3 credits

Spring Semester 1

  • CARP 20B Introduction to Carpentry I, 3 credits
  • CARP 20C Introduction to Carpentry II, 8 credits
  • BLPR 22 Blueprint Reading, 3 credits

Total Credits 28

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Carpentry Technology program provides the basic entry-level skills in the construction of buildings.