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Chester County Technical College High School

West Grove, Pennsylvania, United States

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Course Description:

The Carpentry program develops students�skills for a career in the residential, commercial and home improvement construction industry.

Students enrolled in the program learn safety practices, job estimating, and materials selection practices. They also learn the basics of rough carpentry, including the layout of walls, rafters, stairs and floors. Finish carpentry is also studied, and includes:

•Blueprint reading and drafting
•Cutting and joining construction materials
•Door, window and trim installation

The cabinetmaking component covers construction of cabinets and furniture, including the use of laminates. A major focus of the cabinetmaking program is the construction of the joints required in fine cabinetry and furniture construction. Students study blueprint reading, construction methods and estimating, materials selection, and the safe use of hand and power tools.

Throughout the program, students complete carpentry and cabinetmaking projects from start to finish.

Student assessment is based on mastery of technical theory and hands-on performance of completed projects.

Career Opportunities:

The demand for carpenters and cabinetmakers is expected to remain strong with approximately 2,500 openings statewide annually. Opportunities include:

•Master carpenter
•Rough framing carpenter
•Small business entrepreneur
•Interior/exterior trim carpenter
•General contractor
•Construction inspector
•Carpen ...

Elements of this syllabus are subject to change.

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School Address/Venue(s):

280 Pennock’s Bridge Road, West Grove, PA 19390 USA

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