Construct and repair building frameworks
The purpose of this program is to prepare students for employment in the carpentry industry with an emphasis on fundamental carpentry skills. This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Architecture and Construction career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the Architecture and Construction career cluster. The content includes but is not limited to developing rough and finish carpentry skills.
Employment of carpenters is projected to grow 2% from 2020 to 2030.
The average wage for this career in Florida is $23.81 hourly or $49,520 annually.
The entire program is 1200 hours. Certain Adult Education Centers do not offer all components of the program. Full completion of the program may be completed at a Technical College. Students can earn a certificate at the completion of the following Occupational Completion Points (OCPs):
|OCP A||Introduction to Carpentry||150 Hours|
|OCP B||Rough Framing Carpentry (formerly ‘Carpenter, Rough’)||450 Hours|
|OCP C||Finish Trim Carpentry||450 Hours|
|OCP D||Foundation and Form Carpentry||150 Hours|
|Total Hours: 1200|
Location & Course’s Schedule:
Carpentry is available at the following school (s):
|Miami Coral Park Adult Education Center||Monday – Thursday from 5:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.|
Contact Information at the Location:
Additional information can be provided by student services:
|LOCATION||COUNSELOR / REGISTRAR||PHONE NUMBER|
|Miami Coral Park Adult Education Center
- Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Carpenters, on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/construction-and-extraction/carpenters.htm.