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About This Program

Lab activities involve actual hands-on construction. Working models and mock-ups as well as actual recreational and storage buildings and garages will be constructed by first-year students. Related instruction emphasizes math, blueprint reading, estimating, materials of construction, tools and equipment, principles of carpentry and safety. Helpful background includes courses in math, design, drawing, drafting, woodworking, accounting, management, sales and general business.

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Degrees & Credits

Diploma (31 credits)

Mesabi Range - Eveleth
Career Opportunities

Find placements large and small

Graduates find work with small and large contractors doing new construction and remodeling, sash and window companies, lumber companies, and many become self-employed. Remodeling and energy conservation work are projected to become major areas of growth. Carpenters may advance to positions such as job supervisor, superintendent or a self-employed contractor. Other related employment possibilities include sales, lumberyard management, building inspection, cabinet making, roofing, drywall installation, maintenance carpentry or factory rep positions.

Meet the Faculty

Leo Lukas

Carpentry Instructor