Last Updated: 12/1/2020 6:50 PM

Students in the Carpentry program learn the basic skills of the construction trades. Students work at real construction sites daily with skilled instructors supervising.


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Students develop skills and work habits by working at selected job sites. A desire to work is necessary for success. The curriculum includes a student-built Project House each year. Senior students start with a vacant lot in September and complete the home in the spring for a pre-selected customer.

Experience and Skills Gained

  • NCCER Carpentry 1
  • Rough framing
  • Roofing & siding
  • Doors & windows
  • Interior trim
  • Basic concrete


Opportunities After Graduation

The Carpentry program provides students with skills to get a good-paying job right out of high school. Many local companies participate in an apprenticeship program and employ our students. Apprenticeships are also available through the Building Industry Association and other agencies. More than 85 percent of recent graduates of this program were employed in the building industry.


A Few of the Career Opportunities

  • Commercial Carpenter
  • Project Estimator
  • Residential Carpenter
  • Retail Material Sales


College Scholarship Opportunities

$3,000 scholarships are available from Clark State Community College and Sinclair Community College to qualified students.


Credentials/ Certifications - ODE Value

National Center for Construction Education & Research-Core Construction - 6 Points

National Center for Construction Education & Research -Level One Construction - 6 Points

OSHA 10 Hour Training - 1 Point


Clark State Community College - Sem. Hrs.

ITS 1105     Computer Concepts & Software Applications - 3 Credits

Hocking College - Sem. Hrs.

CMCP 1100 Level 1 Basic Framing - 6 Credits

Construction Management Electives - 4.5 Credits


Sinclair Community College Credits - Sem. Hrs.

CAT 1810     Construction Techniques I - 3 Credits

CAT 1820     Construction Techniques II - 3 Credits

CAT 1431     OSHA Construction Standards - 1 Credit

CAT 1201     Construction Methods/Materials - 4 Credits


Students will have the opportunity to earn credentials and college credits based on final program grades and /or test scores.

All credentials and college credits are current as of the posting of this website, but are subject to change.

Additional Info

Springfield-Clark Career Technology Center | 1901 Selma Road | Springfield, OH 45505
Phone: 937.325.7368
Fax: 937.325.7452