Carpentry - Residential

at Northwest Technical College

Program Details

  • Award: Diploma
  • Credits: 48
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

This program prepares the learner with skills and knowledge for a career in residential carpentry. Technical and general studies courses provide the learner with a mix of technical and general education, theory and hands-on learning experiences. The learner progresses from basic skills to those required of a carpenter. General areas of study include building codes, blueprint reading, estimating, site layout, concrete, framing, interior and exterior finish, cabinet construction and installation, and decks. The program provides graduates with skills required of a carpenter in a variety of building construction settings common in both rural and metropolitan areas.

Program Locations

  • Northwest Technical College, Bemidji 56601

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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Northwest Technical College
Northwest Technical College
905 Grant Ave. S.E. Bemidji, MN 56601 Toll-Free: (800) 942-8324 Local: (218) 333-6647 TTY: (218) 333-6691