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Carpentry

Blinn’s 200 hour Carpentry Program is designed following the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) curriculum. This nationally recognized curriculum was developed with the cooperation of more than 125 construction CEOs, trade association officials, and academic leaders.

Students who complete the program will earn the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) 10-Hour Construction Certificate, the NCCER Core Construction Certificate, the NCCER Level I Certificate for carpentry, and the Blinn College Certificate of Completion.


Technical and Community Education Course Schedule

Program Highlights

  • The carpentry program begins with a 72 hour core course that provides an introduction to the construction industry. Once the core course is complete, students can enroll in the carpentry program.
  • The program includes 200 contact hours of skills training and assessments covering building materials, fasteners, and adhesives; hand and power tools; construction drawings, specifications, and layout; floor systems; wall systems; ceiling and roof framing; building envelope systems; and basic stair layout.
  • The program also includes a 10-hour OSHA construction training course covering recognition, avoidance, abatement, and prevention of workplace safety and health hazards, and 75 hours of skills training and assessments in basic safety, construction math, hand tools, power tools, construction drawings, basic rigging, communication skills, employability skills, and material handling.

Contact Us

Computer Lab
Carpentry
Phone: 979-209-7652 | 979-209-7205
Email: trades@blinn.edu

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