Construction Carpentry, Basic Certificate

College(s):

Kennedy-King

Program Code: 0775

Program Requirements effective Fall 2023

Required Program Core
332TECH 409Construction Safety1
332TECH 410Interior Construction I4
332TECH 429Basic Math & Specifications2
332TECH 432Basic Arc Welding2
332TECH 472Vocational Physical Training2
332TECH 581Concrete Framing2
332TECH 582Residential Carpentry2
332TECH 583Basic Hand Tools2
332TECH 767Blueprint Reading I2
330BSCM 532Basic Computer Technology1
Total Hours20

Program Requirements prior to Fall 2023

Required Program Core
332TECH 409Construction Safety1
332TECH 410Interior Construction I4
332TECH 429Basic Math & Specifications2
332TECH 432Basic Arc Welding1
332TECH 448Vocational Physical Training I1
332TECH 462Vocational Physical Training II1
332TECH 463Vocational Physical Training III1
332TECH 581Concrete Framing2
332TECH 582Residential Carpentry2
332TECH 583Basic Hand Tools2
332TECH 767Blueprint Reading I2
330BSCM 532Basic Computer Technology1
Total Hours20

Pathway

This is an example course sequence for students interested in Construction Carpentry. If this pathway is followed as outlined, student will earn a Basic Certificate (BC) for Construction Carpentry. This does not represent a contract, nor does it guarantee course availability.

Semester-by-Semester Program Plan for Full-Time Students - effective Fall 2023

Plan of Study Grid
Semester 1Hours
PHASE 1
332TECH 409 Construction Safety 1
332TECH 429 Basic Math & Specifications 2
332TECH 432 Basic Arc Welding 2
332TECH 472 Vocational Physical Training 2
332TECH 583 Basic Hand Tools 2
332TECH 767 Blueprint Reading I 2
330BSCM 532 Basic Computer Technology 1
PHASE 2
332TECH 581 Concrete Framing 2
332TECH 410 Interior Construction I 4
332TECH 582 Residential Carpentry 2
 Hours20
 Total Hours20

Choose your courses with your College Advisor.

Semester-by-Semester Program Plan for Full-Time Students - prior to Fall 2023

Plan of Study Grid
Semester 1Hours
PHASE 1
332TECH 409 Construction Safety 1
332TECH 448 Vocational Physical Training I 1
332TECH 429 Basic Math & Specifications 2
332TECH 583 Basic Hand Tools 2
330BSCM 532 Basic Computer Technology 1
PHASE 2
332TECH 432 Basic Arc Welding 1
332TECH 462 Vocational Physical Training II 1
332TECH 581 Concrete Framing 2
332TECH 767 Blueprint Reading I 2
PHASE 3
332TECH 410 Interior Construction I 4
332TECH 463 Vocational Physical Training III 1
332TECH 582 Residential Carpentry 2
 Hours20
 Total Hours20

Careers

This program can prepare students for the jobs listed below. Click on each one to learn more, including average earnings, annual job openings, and how much education people in that field have. For additional guidance and resources on career options, current City Colleges students and alumni can contact the Career Services Office.

Helpers--Carpenters

Job Description

Help carpenters by performing duties requiring less skill. Duties include using, supplying, or holding materials or tools, and cleaning work area and equipment.

Salary Based on Experience Level

Take a look at the average hourly/annual earnings for this career in Cook County

Lightcast earnings figures are based on OES data from the BLS and include base rate, cost of living allowances, guaranteed pay, hazardous-duty pay, incentive pay (including commissions and bonuses), on-call pay, and tips.

Annual Wages

Entry-Level 10th Percentile$36,699
Median 50th Percentile$42,034
Senior-Level 90th Percentile$54,796

Hourly Wages

Entry-Level 10th Percentile$18
Median 50th Percentile$20
Senior-Level 90th Percentile$26

Annual Job Openings

6 annual openings in Cook County

National Education Attainment

Here, you can see the level of education that people in this career complete.

Degree Program% of Jobs
A high school diploma or less78.94%
A certificate3.10%
Some college17.96%
An Associate degree0.00%
A Bachelor's degree0.00%
A Master's or Professional degree0.00%
A Doctoral degree or more0.00%

0.00% continue their education beyond an associate degree

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