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Construction Technology - Carpentry Technology

  • Advance skills or start a new career
  • Attend class one night per week
  • Maximum class size of 15 insures individual attention

Demand for skilled carpenters is expected to rise by more than 18 percent in northern Michigan during the next decade.

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.

Program highlights

  • Building science lab for hands-on learning
  • Learn from instructors experienced in industry
  • Industry-designed curriculum aligned with national competency standards
  • Financial aid available

Facilities and Equipment

Classes are held at NMC’s Aero Park campus.

Building science lab

  • 1,200 sq ft structure provides real-world experience
  • Equipped with heating and A/C system, electrical, plumbing, insulation diagnostics and a resource room for energy projects.

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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“The more education people have, the more worthwhile they are, first and foremost to themselves, and then to their employer.”


Owner, Hallmark Construction

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