Carpentry (ABC)

Program Name: 
Carpentry Apprentice (ABC)

Carpenters construct, erect and repair buildings and other structures made of wood, wood substitutes, steel and other materials. Topics covered during the Carpentry ABC Apprenticeship program include, but are not limited to: wood building materials, fasteners and adhesives; hand and power tools; floor systems; wall and ceiling framing; window and exterior doors; blueprint reading and elevations; site layouts; foundations and flat work; concrete and patented forms; reinforcing, handling and placing concrete; tilt up wall systems; exterior finish; roof framing and applications; thermal and moisture protection; stairs; framing with metal studs; drywall installation; interior finishes; metal building; and welding.

Median Salary After Completion: 
Occupation Titles: 

Not yet available

Program Number: 
Training Details: 

4-year training program
5,840 hours on-the-job training
400 hours paid related instruction
Additional related instruction may be required
Apprentices receive classroom instruction in safety, first aid, blueprint reading, freehand sketching, basic mathematics and different carpentry techniques

Application Requirements: 

Applicants must be at least 17 years of age
Meet required norms on aptitude test (if required)
Reading, writing, comprehension and communication skills
Physically able to perform trade
Valid driver's license or reliable transportation

Hands-on - This will be a combination of classroom and training on a job-site.

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