NCCER Carpentry Level 1

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NCCER Carpentry Level 1

Course Code: CAR-NCCER1

If you’re looking to enter the workforce 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.

This program is broken down into topics including: orientation to the trade; building materials, fasteners, and adhesives; hand and power tools; introduction to construction drawings, specifications, and layout; floor systems; wall systems; ceiling joist and roof framing; basic stair layout; introduction to building envelope systems. Upon successfully completing this 305-hour program, you’ll receive National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) certification in Level 1 Carpentry for the Core and Drywall.

Available Classes

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Students will be introduced to light construction building trades. Safety, tools, carpentry, masonry, cabinetry, drywall, building codes and inspections and energy efficiency will be covered.
Meeting time and location:

08/15/23 - 11/30/23
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur 5p - 9p
Volt Center, Room 115
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

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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