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Carpentry Overview

Today, skilled carpenters help build, upgrade and remodel buildings ranging from single-family homes to urban skyscrapers. As the craft's technology evolves, so do the educational needs of students hoping to enter the field.

At Everest, you can prepare yourself to meet the demands of 21st century carpentry. Everest's Carpentry program can teach blueprint reading, structural framing with wood and metal, stair construction, and window, door, countertop and cabinet installation.

You will have the opportunity to hone basic math skills while learning to become proficient with common hand and power tools. Others areas of study include reading and drawing plans, learning to estimate and schedule jobs, stair building, floor installations and much more. Through hands-on training, you'll learn basic design principles like framing, interior and exterior finishing and layout.

You'll learn in a professional-level workshop using a variety of hand and power tools. Your instructors will be professional carpenters with years of real-world experience.

Upon graduation, you'll be qualified to work as an apprentice carpenter for contractors in most metropolitan areas.*

NOTE: Program availability, version and schedules vary by campus. Please check your campus catalog for specific details about which Carpentry programs are available.

* Your own hard work, professionalism, experience, work attitude, local market and other factors will impact your personal employment opportunities and pay.

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