Certificate of Completion in Construction Trades: Carpentry

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Field of Interest

Field of Interest: Applied Technology

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Construction Trades: Carpentry is designed to provide knowledge, safety, and skills in the carpentry construction trade. This program is an introduction to common construction skills to include safety, codes, construction drawings, tools, wall systems, flooring systems, and roof systems. Students can seek employment as carpentry technicians on residential and commercial job sites. A Certificate of Competency (CCT) in Construction Trades: Carpentry is available. A second Carpentry CCL and Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Construction Technology are also available.


Details icon Important information you’ll need when applying for admission:

Field of Interest
Applied Technology
Academic Plan
Construction Trades: Carpentry (CER)
Academic Plan Code
Total Credits Required
Effective Term
Fall 2024

This program is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.
Students must earn a grade of C or better in all courses within the program.

What You’ll Learn

This certificate will help you gain the expertise needed to:

  1. Practice Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards in daily work.
  2. Recognize the interrelationships among the construction trades.
  3. Describe the implications of working in construction trades.
  4. Use, maintain and secure materials, tools, and equipment according to professional standards.
  5. Maintain the work space according to professional standards.
  6. Interpret construction plans to perform a task.
  7. Perform calculations needed for the carpentry trade.
  8. Build wall, roof, and floor systems using appropriate materials, codes and tools.
  9. Demonstrate efficient and quality work.
  10. Effectively communicate with all stakeholders.
  11. Effectively work within a team structure.
  12. Demonstrate professionalism with conduct and ethics.

Required Courses

Required courses
Course #Course TitleCredits
CON102Foundations of Construction Trades (5) OR
CON102AAFoundations of Construction Trades: Tools, Equipment, and Workspace (2) AND
CON102ABFoundations of Construction Trades: Construction Calculations (2) AND
CON102ACFoundations of Construction Trades: Construction Drawings (1)5
CON103Foundation of Construction Safety (1) OR
CON271Construction Safety (3)1-3
CON110Construction: Carpentry (9) OR
CON110AAConstruction: Carpentry/Floor Systems (3) AND
CON110ABConstruction: Carpentry/Wall Systems (3) AND
CON110ACConstruction: Carpentry/Ceiling and Roof Systems (3)9

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View MCCCD’s official curriculum documentation for additional details regarding the requirements of this award (https://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/MCCCD.woa/wa/freeForm11?id=184664).

Full Award Details

First Term
2024 Fall
Final Term
Total Credits
CIPS code
SOC codes
47-3012.00, 49-9098.00, 47-2031.00
Program Availability
Last Updated
Financial Aid Eligible?
This program is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.