Carpentry

This program is available at the Leesville (Lamar Salter) Campus.

Program Description

The Carpentry program prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to lay out, fabricate, erect, install, and repair wooden structures and fixtures using hand and power tools. The program also includes instruction in areas such as common systems for framing, construction materials, estimating, blueprint reading, and finish carpentry techniques.

Graduates who earn credentials in this program work as general laborers/carpenters at construction sites performing concrete forming and placing, framing, exterior finishing, roofing, interior finishing, trim work, cabinetry, and drywall work.

Students must maintain a 2.0 grade point average and complete all required courses to graduate from this program. Completion time depends on course load, course withdrawals, and repeat courses. The program takes approximately four semesters to complete based on full-time status (15+ hours per semester).

Cost

The estimated program cost per semester (subject to change) is $2,001 (based on the highest credential available).

Gainful Employment Disclosure 

  • This program is designed to be completed in two years.
  • This program will cost $8004.00 if completed within normal time. There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.
  • Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical graduate leaves with $ 4,391.81 of debt. {The median cumulative amount of debt for all Title IV students including private, institutional, and Federal student debt for students who received Title IV aid at any point for attendance in the program.}
  • The following States do not have licensure requirements for this profession: Louisiana
  • For more information about graduation rates, loan repayment rates, and post-enrollment earnings about this institution and other postsecondary institutions please click here: https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/

Credentials and Exit Points

The credentials and exit points for Carpentry are listed below. Students who pursue the highest credential for this program (Technical Diploma) have the opportunity to finish each semester with a competency certificate.

CREDENTIAL
TD - CARPENTRY

EXIT POINTS
CTC – CARPENTER’S HELPER
CTS – CARPENTRY TECHNICIAN I
CTS – CARPENTRY TECHNICIAN II

Career and Technical Certificate (CTC), Certificate of Technical Studies (CTS), Technical Diploma (TD)