Carpentry Certificate

Curriculum ARC.CPT.CERT (C446G)

The Carpentry certificated is designed for students who wish to concentrate solely on hands-on construction skills. Graduates are prepared for entry-level carpentry positions in a residential setting.


At the successful completion of the Carpentry Certificate, the graduate will be able to:

  • identify safety hazards on construction sites;
  • interpret drawings and specifications for construction projects;
  • navigate modern codes to find project requirements;
  • utilize appropriate forms in the construction, permit application and payout processes;
  • build the rough framework of a residential project; and
  • apply finish materials to the rough framework of a residential project.

Semester One (Fall)

ARC 104Introduction to Architecture

3 credits

COT 106Carpentry: Rough Carpentry

3 credits

COT 107Codes, Specifications and Print Reading

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:9

Semester Two (Spring)

ARC 102OSHA 10-Hour Construction Training

1 credit

COT 142Construction Contract Documents

3 credits

COT 206Carpentry: Finished Carpentry

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:7

Total Credit Hours: 16

See ARC course descriptions; COT course descriptions.

Coordinator: Frances Figg, Ext. 3129, email:

Gainful Employment

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For more information about Gainful Employment, visit the Triton College Financial Aid Office, located in the Student Center Building, Room B-160, or send an email to: