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Program Details

  • Award: Diploma
  • Credits: 36
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

Carpenters construct, install, erect and repair structures to comply with all existing codes and in a manner that exhibits skill and craftsmanship. They read blueprints, sketches and specifications for information pertaining to dimensions, types of materials required and standards of work. Carpenters work with a variety of hand tools, power tools and equipment. They work in a variety of physically demanding situations including weather extremes, heights and enclosed areas. A carpenter may be skilled in framing, interior and exterior finishing, forming and/or remodeling of residential and commercial buildings.

Program Locations

  • Hennepin Technical College, Brooklyn Park 55445
  • Hennepin Technical College, Eden Prairie 55347

Labor Market Information

  • Supervisors of Construction and Extraction Workers

  • Median wage: $33.04/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • Carpenters

  • Median wage: $21.74/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
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Hennepin Technical College
Hennepin Technical College
9000 Brooklyn Blvd. Brooklyn Park, MN 55445 Local: (952) 995-1300 Email: info@hennepintech.edu