Carpentry, Diploma (CA22) (460201)  Diploma

Campus Locations: Moultrie (Industrial Drive)

The Carpentry Diploma program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for careers in the carpentry industry. Learning opportunities develop academic, occupational, and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes a combination of carpentry theory and practical application necessary for successful employment. Program graduates receive a Carpentry Diploma and have the qualifications of an entry-level residential carpenter or entry-level commercial carpenter.

Length of Program: Three (3) Semesters

Entrance Date: Beginning of each semester.

Entrance Requirements: Refer to Admission criteria. Click for Entrance Score Requirements.

Age: Applicant must be 16 years of age or older.

Education: An applicant must be a high school graduate or the equivalent (GED). College transcripts will be evaluated on an individual basis.

Advisor: A Program Advisor should be consulted prior to enrolling in any course. An advisor will be assigned by admissions.

Program Final Exit Point: Carpentry, Diploma.

Credits Required for Graduation: 42 minimum semester hour credits required for graduation.

Accreditation Information: The Carpentry program is accredited by The National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER), 13614 Progressive Boulevard, Alachua, FL 32615, Phone: 386-518-6500, Fax: 386-518-6303, The Moultrie Program was last reviewed November 2015.

Books: $650.00
Fees: $301.00
Tuition: $1,000.00
Total: $1,951.00
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Fees: $301.00
Tuition: $900.00
Total: $1,588.50
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Fees: $301.00
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Total: $1,501.00
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Fees: $301.00
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Total: $1,601.00
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Fees: $301.00
Tuition: $900.00
Total: $1,770.20
Curriculum Outline (44 hours)
1: Basic Skills Courses 8
EMPL 1000

Pre-requisite(s): Program Admission Emphasizes human relations and professional development in today's rapidly changing world that prepares students for living and working in a complex society. Topics include human relations skills, job acquisition skills and communication, job retention skills, job advancement skills, and professional image skills.

ENGL 1010

Co-requisite(s): Entrance exam reading and writing scores in accordance with approved TCSG admission score levels or ENGL 0090. Emphasizes the development and improvement of written and oral communication abilities. Topics include analysis of writing, applied grammar and writing skills, editing and proofreading skills, research skills, and oral communication skills.

PSYC 1010

Pre-requisite(s): Entrance exam reading and writing scores in accordance with approved TCSG admission score levels Presents basic concepts within the field of psychology and their application to everyday human behavior, thinking, and emotion. Emphasis is placed on students understanding basic psychological principles and their application within the context of family, work and social interactions. Topics include an overview of psychology as a science, the nervous and sensory systems, learning and memory, motivation and emotion, intelligence, lifespan development, personality, psychological disorders and their treatments, stress and health, and social psychology.

And one of the following (3 hours) 9
MATH 1012

Co-requisite(s): Appropriate Placement Test Score or appropriate learning support exit point, or MATH 0090. Emphasizes the application of basic mathematical skills used in the solution of occupational and technical problems. Topics include fractions, decimals, percents, ratios and proportions, measurement and conversion, geometric concepts, technical applications, and basic statistics.

MATH 1013

Pre-requisite(s): Appropriate Placement Test Score Emphasizes concepts and operations which are applied to the study of algebra. Topics include basic mathematical concepts, basic algebraic concepts, and intermediate algebraic concepts.

MATH 1015

Pre-requisite(s): MATH 1013 Emphasizes basic geometric and trigonometric concepts. Topics include measurement conversion, geometric terminology and measurements, and trigonometric terminology and functions.

2: Institutional Credit 3
COLL 1500

This course is designed to provide tools to assist students to acquire skills necessary to achieve academic and professional success in their chosen occupational/ technical program of study. Topics include: Getting off to a Good Start, Learning and Personality Styles, Time and Money Management, Study and Test Taking Skills, Stress Management and Wellness, Communications Skills, Career Exploration, Research Skills, College Campus Knowledge, Memory & Reading Skills, Presentation & Interview Skills, and Group Skills. Effective Fall 2016, students who already have an Associate Degree or higher will be given exemption credit for the COLL 1500 course.

3: Occupational Courses 31
COFC 1011

Pre-Requisite(s): Provisional Admission This course covers the introduction to a residential construction project from start to finish. Topics include: preparing to build, tools and equipment, building foundations, wood frame construction, completing the structure, finish carpentry and construction specialties, and materials and fasteners used in the construction industry.

COFC 1020

This course provides instruction in the use of professional tools for the construction trades. Emphasis will be placed on the safe use of each tool discussed. Topics include layout and measuring tools, cutting tools, sawing tools, drilling and boring tools, finishing and fastening tools, general shop tool use, and job site setup.

COFC 1050

This course introduces the reading and interpretation of prints and architectural drawings for all of the construction trades. Topics include types of plans, scales, specifications, conventions, and schedules.

COFC 1080

Students enrolled in this course are required to complete the entry level occupational with work ethics course during the same term.

And one of the following (3 Hours) 3
CARP 1070

Introduces the concepts and practices of basic site layout, footings, and foundation construction. Students will use layout equipment for laboratory and field practice. Topics include: zoning regulations and building codes, plot plan interpretation, the nature of concrete, squaring methods, batter board installation, footings, foundation types, foundation forms, edge forms, and materials estimation.

CARP 1105

This course provides instruction in framing materials and estimation, and framing production of floors, walls, and stairs. Emphasis is placed on practical application of skills. Topics include estimation and computation procedures, rough layouts, and layout and installation procedures.

CARP 1110

This course provides instruction in the theory and practical application of skills required to construct ceiling and roof framing. Topics include systems and materials identification, layout procedures, installation procedures, cost and materials estimation, and safety precautions.

CARP 1112

Introduces materials identification, estimation, and installation procedures for exterior finishes, trim and roof covering, including window and door unit installation. Topics include, doors and windows, siding, trim and roofing types, material identification, materials estimation, and installation prodecedures.

CARP 1114

This course introduces the procedures and methods for identifying materials, cost estimating, and installation of interior finishes and trim. Topics include materials identification, cost estimating, trim, insulation, doors, gypsum wallboard, and paneling used in finishing jobs.

CARP 1320

This course provides instruction in the development of construction sites with an emphasis on surveying, materials and processes for concrete forming and usage, and the various methods and materials used in the handling and rigging of steel components.

Elective 0001ELEC-Occup 3
4: And one of the following specializations 2
Residential Specialization 3
CARP 1190

This course discusses finishing and trim techniques for residential floors, fireplaces, stairs, and decks. Emphasis will be placed on identification, estimation and installation of various types of finish materials and coverings. The course also introduces locating and installing cabinets and millwork.

CARP 1340

Pre/Co-Requisite(s): Program Instructor Approval Allows students the opportunity to complete an internship with a local business or industry, or to undertake a practical project in a lab setting if the internship opportunities are not available.

Commercial Specialization 2
CARP 1310

Provides instruction in the identification and installation of a variety of doors, frames, and door hardware for commercial construction applications. Topics include: door types, door hardware, thresholds, weatherstripping, and overhead doors.

CARP 1340

Pre/Co-Requisite(s): Program Instructor Approval Allows students the opportunity to complete an internship with a local business or industry, or to undertake a practical project in a lab setting if the internship opportunities are not available.

Program Chair

Carpentry Faculty
School of Industrial Technology

361 Industrial Drive, Moultrie, GA 31788
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