Frame Carpenter Career Major - Overview

Frame Carpenter

frame carpenter
Career Major Length
605 hours
Who Can Enroll
Juniors, Seniors & Adults
Schedule
M-F 7:40-10:30A &/or 11:25A-2:15P
Fees
In-State Tuition:
$1,513.00
Out-of-State Tuition:
$3,933.00
Book Costs:
$111.00
Supplies Costs:
$156.00
Average Oklahoma Salary
$14/hr

Students in this career major are introduced to the basic skills of a carpenter, safety practices, basic residential framing, and carpentry tools and equipment uses and operations. Basic residential framing is included.

Career Major Length
605.00Total Hours
Course Title
Hours
Construction Core
120.00
Orientation to the Trade
30.00
Materials, Fasteners & Adhesives
15.00
Hand & Power Tools
15.00
Intro to Construction Drawings, Specs & Layout
30.00
Floor Systems
45.00
Wall Systems
75.00
Ceiling Joist & Roof Framing
180.00
Intro to Building Envelope Systems
20.00
Stair Framing
45.00
Workforce Staging
30.00

Helpful Attributes and Abilities

  • Reading and math skills at the 8th grade level or above
  • Ability to communicate well and work with others
  • Ability to understand theories and technical information
  • Ability to work on ladders and scaffolds
  • Good eye-hand coordination
  • Good health and physical condition
  • Positive attitude and dependability

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