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Carpentry - Residential

at Riverland Community College

Program Details

  • Award: Diploma
  • Credits: 32
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

Does building a career with your own hands appeal to you?

You can build a solid framework for a successful carpentry career with this residential carpenter program. Students will learn how to building a house, from initial site work and footings through the interior and exterior finish. This lab-intensive program focuses on basic hands-on training in one of the largest, best-equipped carpentry shops in the state. You will learn the proper use and care of carpentry tools and equipment in addition to gaining experience on actual jobs.

Program Locations

  • Riverland Community College, Austin 55912

Labor Market Information

  • Supervisors of Construction and Extraction Workers

  • Median wage: $33.65/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Carpenter Helpers

  • Median wage: $16.96/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • Carpenters

  • Median wage: $22.67/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Construction Laborers

  • Median wage: $19.26/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
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Riverland Community College
Riverland Community College
1900 8th Ave. N.W. Austin, MN 55912 Toll-Free: (800) 247-5039 Local: (507) 433-0820 TTY: (800) 627-3529