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Carpentry Course - Carpentry

Construct and repair building frameworks


The purpose of this program is to prepare students for employment in the carpentry industry with an emphasis on fundamental carpentry skills. This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Architecture and Construction career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the Architecture and Construction career cluster. The content includes but is not limited to developing rough and finish carpentry skills.

Career Opportunities:

  • Carpentry

Employment Outlook:

Employment of carpenters is projected to grow 8% from 2018 to 2028.


The average wage for this career in Florida is $19.55 hourly or $40,660 annually.

Completion Requirements:

The entire program is 1200 hours. Certain Adult Education Centers do not offer all components of the program.  Full completion of the program may be completed at a Technical College. Students can earn a certificate at the completion of the following Occupational Completion Points (OCPs):

OCP AIntroduction to Carpentry
150 Hours
OCP BRough Framing Carpentry (formerly ‘Carpenter, Rough’)450 Hours
OCP CFinish Trim Carpentry 450 Hours
OCP DFoundation and Form Carpentry
150 Hours
Total Hours: 1200

Location & Course’s Schedule:

Carpentry is available at the following school (s):

Miami Coral Park Adult Education CenterMonday - Thursday from 5:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Contact Information at the Location:

Additional information can be provided by student services:

Miami Coral Park Adult Education Center
(305) 226-6565
Andres Trujillo
Vivian Pedroso
Ext. 2266
Ext. 2205