• Carpentry Carpentry Technology (CIP Code 46.0201)
     
     
    An instructional program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to lay out, fabricate, erect, install and repair structures and fixtures using hand and power tools. This program includes instruction in common systems of framing, construction materials, estimating, blueprint reading and finish carpentry techniques.
  •  Programs of Study
     Level I
    Safety/Occupational Orientation
    Hand Tools Safety/Usage
    Measuring/Calculating Materials 
    Power Tools Safety/Usage
    Blueprint Reading
     Hours
    40
    60
    20
    80
    40
     Level II
    Hand Tools Safety/Usage 
    Blue Print Reading 
    Power Tools Safety/Usage 
    Site Prep Layout
    Footings & Foundations
    Framing—Floor Construction
    Framing—Wall Construction
    Framing—Roof Construction
     Hours
    10
    10
    20
    50
    80
    80
    70
    40
     Level III
    Hand Tools Safety/Usage
    Power Tools Safety/Usage
    Blueprint Reading
    FramingRoof Construction 
    Exterior Finishing
    Interior Finishing
     Hours
    10
    23
    10
    40
    135
    142
     Level IV
    Hand Tools Safety/Usage
    Power Tools Safety/Usage
    Blueprint Reading
    Interior Finishing
    Cabinets
    Fences/Decks
    Estimation/Job Pricing
    Hours
    10
    23
    30
    20
    100
    80
    97
  • STC has Articulation Agreements with the following post-secondary schools:
    Clarion University of PA, Commonwealth Technical Institute, Delaware County Community College, Harrisburg Area Community College, Johnson College, Lehigh Carbon Community College, Orleans Technical Institute, Pennsylvania College of Technology, Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology, Triangle Tech


    Program Requirements/Costs (approximate)
     
    3” 3 Ring Binder.......................................$10.00
    25’ Tape Measure....................................$12.00
    6’ Folding Ruler........................................$15.00
    Builder’s Calculator..........(Optional)..........$50.00
    Carpenter Pencils.....................................$5.00
    Carpenter’s Tool Belt......(Optional)...........$20.00
     
     
     Program Entrance Recommendations
     
    Ability to work independently and as a team
    Basic computer skills
    Be able to climb, lift, bend and stand for prolonged
       periods of time
    Demonstrate responsibility & safety on a job site
    Geometry/Algebra I
    Reading at grade level