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Carpentry

Under the guidance of professional staff, students will:

  • Build structures that will stand the test of time.
  • Utilize hand and power tools such as a builder’s transit, pneumatic nail and trim guns.
  • Read blueprints, survey, frame, and finish from foundation to roof.

     

             


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Units of Study

  • Safety/Occupational Orientation
  • Hand Tools
  • Power Tools
  • Blueprint Reading
  • Site Preparation & Layout Footings & Foundations
  • Framing - Floor Construction
  • Framing - Wall Construction
  • Framing - Roof Construction
  • Exterior Finish
  • Interior Finish
  • Estimation 

Certifications

Carpentry students earn the following certifications in high school:

  • OSHA CareerSafe
  • Pennsylvania Builder’s Association Skills Certificate
  • Ladder Safety 

College Articulation

  • Bucks County Community College
  • Clarion University of Pennsylvania
  • Delaware County Community College
  • PA College of Technology
  • Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology

Industry Salary Ranges

  • Carpenter’s Helper: $19,690 - $43,030
  • Drywall & Ceiling Tile Installer: $26,830 - $79,660
  • Carpenter: $27,070 - $79,480 

Career Opportunities

  • Builder
  • Rough Framer
  • Finish Carpenter
  • Master Carpenter
  • Roofing & Siding Installer
  • Drywall Installer / Finisher
  • Project / Construction Manager
  • Building Inspector
  • Independent Contractor 

Program Costs

  • Uniform: $10
  • Work boots: $20-$60
  • Certifications: $25 

Instructor:  Caleb Miller
Email: cmiller@ubtech.org
Phone: 215-795-2911 x258