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MADISON COMPREHENSIVE HIGH SCHOOL

CARPENTRY:

The carpentry program develops fundamental skills needed in the building trades. The course is based on manipulative instructional units and related subjects covering safety, principles of construction, hand tools, power tools, building materials, print reading, and residential building and remodeling. Level 1 consists of in-school work on practical projects. Level 2 may consist of out-of-school work on available projects such as remodeling and building construction.
 

Skills to be Learned:
  • reading prints

  • stake out a site

  • scaffold

  • frame walls

  • frame roof

  • felt and shingles

  • windows and doors

  • siding

  • phone etiquette

  • locating a building
  • set forms
  • ladders
  • frame floor
  • set trusses
  • hardware
  • insulation
  • gutter and downspout
  • safety
  • hand tools
  • power tools
  • wood
  • wood products
  • fasteners
  • drywall
  • estimating materials
  • working with others
Job Opportunities:
  • framer

  • drywaller

  • finish carpenter

  • remodeling

  • laborer

  • entrepreneur

  • cabinet maker
  • insulator
  • siding applicator
  • concrete finisher
  • building supply company
  • roofer
  • gutter and downspout installer
  • replacement windows and doors
  • pole structure buildings
  • lumber company employment
Worker Profile:
  • safety conscious

  • attention to plan details

  • work outside in all weather

  • physically capable of climbing and lifting heavy objects

  • works well with hands
  • follows directions or instructions
  • works well with others
Courses: Credits:
Level 1 Lab * 3
English 11 1
Math 1
   
Level 2 Lab * 3
English 12 1

College Courses: ** Credits:
Wheels of Learning, Level 1 14.5

* Student fee applies to this course.

** Students must complete 2-year course in Carpentry, meet grade requirements, and be accepted at Hocking Community College within two years of graduation.

 

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