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Carpentry

The Carpentry curriculum is designed to train students to construct residential structures using standard building materials and hand and power tools. Carpentry skills and a general knowledge of residential construction will also be taught. Course work includes footings and foundations, framing, interior and exterior trim, cabinetry, blueprint reading, residential planning and estimating, and other related topics. Students will develop skills through hands-on participation. Graduates should qualify for employment in the residential building construction field as rough carpenters, framing carpenters, roofers, maintenance carpenters and other related job title.

Program Details

Diploma (D35180)

General Education Courses

Course Number Course Name Semester Hour Credits
ENG 101 Applied Communications I 3
MAT 101 Applied Mathematics I 3

Major Courses

Course Number Course Name Semester Hour Credits
BPR 130 Blueprint Reading/Const. 2
CAR 110 Introduction to Carpentry 2
CAR 111 Carpentry I 8
CAR 112 Carpentry II 8
CAR 113 Carpentry III 6
CAR 114 Residential Building Codes 3
CAR 115 Resid. Planning/Estimating 3

Total Credits: ……………………………………………38

Fall
Semester I
Spring
Semester I
Summer
Semester I
CAR 110
CAR 111
BPR 130
MAT 101
CAR 112
CAR 115
ENG 101
CAR 113
CAR 114

Certificate (C35180)

Major Courses

Course Number Course Name Semester Hour Credits
BPR 130 Blueprint Reading/Const. 2
CAR 110 Introduction to Carpentry 2
CAR 111 Carpentry I 8
CAR 114 Residential Building Codes 3
CAR 115 Resid. Planning/Estimating 3

Total Credits: ……………………………………………18

Fall
Semester I
Spring
Semester I
Summer
Semester I
BPR 130
CAR 110
CAR 111
CAR 115 CAR 114


Wilmington Campus
411 North Front Street
Wilmington, NC 28401

North Campus
4500 Blue Clay Road
Castle Hayne, NC 28429

Burgaw Center
100 East Industrial Drive
Burgaw, NC 28425

Hours of Operation
Monday-Friday: 8:00am to 5:00pm

Accessibility Services

Cape Fear Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, political affiliation or age.