NCCER Carpentry Levels 1 & 2

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NCCER Carpentry Levels 1 & 2

Course Code: CAR-NCCER

If you’re looking to develop your construction or carpentry skills without going through an entire degree program, this short-term course is a great choice. It will introduce you to the knowledge and skills needed to enter and excel in the construction field.

Level 1 covers the following topics: building materials and fasteners, hand and power tools, construction drawings, floor systems, wall systems, ceiling joist and roof framing, and basic stair layout. Level 2 provides training in: commercial drawings, steel framing, exterior finishing, thermal and moisture protection, roofing applications, door and hardware, drywall installation, drywall finishing, and window, door, floor, and ceiling trim.

When you complete this 435-hour program, you’ll receive National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) Level 1 certification for Level 1 Construction and Level 2 Construction Framing and Finishing.

Available Classes

Course Register Dates Price
This course is designed to introduce elements of construction building trades. Safety, tools, carpentry, masonry, cabinetry, drywall, building codes and inspections, restoration, estimating, sustainability, supervisory functions, energy options and energy efficiency will be covered.
Meeting times and locations:

08/10/23 - 12/21/23
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur 8a - 12p
Volt Center, Room 201
205 First St, New Bern NC 28560

08/10/23 - 12/21/23
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur 12:30p - 2:30p
Volt Center, Room 201
205 First St, New Bern NC 28560

Funding Opportunities 

This program is eligible for the Volt Toolbelt Trust, which covers up to 100% of registration costs. Visit our Volt Toolbelt Trust page to learn more.

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The National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) certification is nationally recognized and shows that the holder is highly trained, knowledgeable, and qualified to do the job anywhere in the country. The mission of NCCER is to provide a safe, sustainable, and productive workforce to industry professionals.

Core Curriculum: Introductory Craft Skills, Fifth Edition, ISBN 978-0-13-413098-9

Carpentry Level 1, Fifth Edition, Revised 2013, ISBN 978-0-13-340237-7

Carpentry Framing and Finishing Level 2, Revised 2013, Fifth Edition, ISBN 978-0-13-340430-2

Check our campus bookstore for availability.

Students must also bring safety glasses and gloves.

Contact Information

Volt Center
205 First Street
New Bern, NC 28562

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