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Carpentry

Instructor:
Frank Kehoe

Email:
kehoef@portlandschools.org

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Carpentry




Carpentry




Carpentry




Carpentry




Carpentry

Description:

The carpentry program has been designed to instruct students in all types of house construction and remodeling.  Students are involved in foundation layout work, house framing, and exterior and interior finish carpentry work.  Students work with a variety of building and finishing materials, and become familiar with modern methods and styles of commercial and residential construction. Throughout the program a strong emphasis is placed on employment with a union shop or general contractor.  The carpentry program is an excellent foundation for those going onto post secondary education. An integral component of the carpentry curriculum involves shop work, allowing the students to practice all phases of house construction.  

Curriculum:

Year I: Basic Safety (OSHA 10) Introduction to Construction Math Introduction to Hand Tools Introduction to Power Tools Introduction to Construction Drawings Basic Communication Skills Basic Employability Skills Introduction to Material handling

Year II: Orientation to the Trade Building Materials Fasteners & Adhesives Hand and Power Tools Introduction to Construction drawings, Specifications & Layout Floor Systems Wall Systems Ceiling Joist & Roof Framing Introduction to Building Envelope Systems Basic Stair Layout Roofing Applications Exterior Finishing Cabinetmaking & Installation (Optional) Certifications:

OSHA 10-Hour Safety Card

NCCER Carpentry & Core Suggested Integrated Academic Credit:

Math Career Opportunities:

Framing Carpenter

General Contractor

Sub Contractor

Apprentice Carpenter

Lumber & House Salesperson

Mill Worker

Carpenter Helper

Finish Carpenter Requirements:

Long Pants

Boots

Positive Attendance History