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Carpentry


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Carpentry

Program Highlights
Blueprint Reading | Cost Estimating | Door and Window Installation | Drywall, Roofing and Siding | Hand Tools and Power Equipment | Lumber Selection | Site Preparation

Program Description
Learn basic carpentry skills to repair, construct, and remodel buildings and homes in a real-world practical setting. The program includes the layout of floors, walls and rafters, framing, stairway construction, and interior/exterior trim and finish.

Career Pathways
  • Building Materials Salesperson
  • Finish Carpenter
  • Carpenter's Apprentice
  • Construction Worker
  • Rough-in Carpenter

With Additional Training:

  • Building Inspector
  • Construction Supervisor
  • Journeyman

Teacher Information

Jason Rodriguez
High School
Carpentry Instructor
Phone: (440) 774-1051 ext. 22225
[email protected]

Industry Credentials

Program of Study

 Junior Year Courses
Lab: 3 Credits
English: 1 Credit
Math: 1 Credit
Science: 1 Credit
Elective: 1 Credit

Senior Year Courses
Lab: 3 Credits
English: 1 Credit
Civics/Government: 1 Credit
Math: 1 Credit
Elective: .5 or 1 Credit

Electives are subject to availability and will be scheduled through your counselor. 
 
Program Fees
Carpentry I
Tool Kits - $298.00
Student Fees - N/A
Total Cost- $298.00 (waived for students enrolled in free/reduced lunch program as of September 30)

Carpentry II
Tool Kits - N/A
Student Fees - N/A
Total Cost - N/A

Competency Profile
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Student Organizations
Students are encouraged to become involved with the career-technical student organizations related to their programs, such as SkillsUSA. These organizations help develop leadership skills, cooperation, social interactions, and good citizenship. All members have opportunities to participate in regional, state, and national competitions to showcase their skills and earn college scholarships. Students who excel academically and have a commitment to community service may become a member of the National-Technical Honor Society.

SkillsUSA logo and NTHS logo


Employment Resources
Strong partnerships between the JVS and business and industry help students gain work experience through work-based learning experiences, the JVS Summer Internship Program, and senior early job placement. The JVS is committed to helping successful graduates find employment in their career field. A detailed explanation of the student eligibility requirements for these experiences is included in the student handbook.

The JVS maintains an online job board to help connect students and alumni to local employment opportunities. The JVS website also hosts links to online resources for labor market data, as well as statewide and national career information

The Lorain County Joint Vocational School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its programs and activities, and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. © 2021. The Lorain County Joint Vocational School District. All Rights Reserved.