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Carpentry program overview

Would you like to build a career as a carpenter? Then start with the Carpentry program at HTC. As a student you will gain the knowledge and hands-on experience to construct, install, erect and repair structures to comply with all existing codes and in a manner that exhibits skill and craftsmanship. You will also learn to read blueprints, sketches and specifications for types of materials required and standards of work. Get hands-on training with hand tools, power tools and equipment. From floor and wall framing to roofing to insulation, this program gives you the foundation for a career in carpentry.

Students also learn to incorporate appropriate (climate specific) building materials, systems and technologies, and make design and material selections based on current applied building-science principles and sustainable design/green building practices.

Program information

  • Class Time: Day and Evening
  • Semester: Fall Semester
  • Campus: Eden Prairie Campus & Brooklyn Park Campus
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Skills Required

If you're ready to Get Started, you can begin the admissions process now. If you have questions, contact Enrollment Services for helpful information.

Job Outlook

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Awards and Certifications


Jay Carlson 

Bill Joos 

Industry partners

Program faculty meet with the advisory committee bi-annually. The advisory committee consists of industry professionals and student representatives. The advisory committee advises the faculty on budget proposals, industry trends, technology, industry news, curriculum goals, and new courses.


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Last updated by hausSu : 2020-06-29 02:04:55