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Construction Technology - Carpentry Technology

NMC’s carpentry technology certificate allow those already working in the fields to advance their skills. The curriculum is also appropriate for those without previous experience. Skilled carpenters must knowledgeably use specialized tools, read blueprints, frame structures, install doors, windows, cabinets, insulation, finish trim and construct roofs, decks, and stairways. Being versatile opens a wide range of employment opportunities. The curriculum is designed by the industry and aligned with national competency standards. Students receive hands-on training in our state-of-the-art facilities.

Who should consider a career in carpentry technology?

  • People who like working with their hands
  • People who like solving problems
  • People who like working outdoors
  • People who enjoy working independently or are interested in starting their own business

Career opportunities

  • Owner
  • Trainer
  • Commercial contracting
  • Residential contracting

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This program meets the requirements for preparation or licensing in the state of Michigan. The applicability of this program to requirements of other states has not been determined.

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