Carpentry - Manatee Technical College

Program Content: Students are prepared for employment in the construction industry as form, frame, and trim carpenters as well as in the aluminum, roofing, drywall and maintenance industries. Students learn the use of hand and power tools, selection and use of materials, estimating, blueprint reading, and interpretation of building codes. shop and tool safety, floor & wall framing, handling and storage of materials, roof systems, stair preparation, blueprint reading, exterior and interior finishes, site preparation and layout, cabinetmaking, window installation and applied math. Training in construction OSHA, fork truck and first aid are part of this program and students in other building trade areas (Plumbing, Electricity

Length of Program: 1200 hours – approximately 11 months full-time to complete or approximately 2 years part-time to complete

Industry Certification: Program graduates are prepared to earn the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) Core Certification and the NCCER Carpentry Certification.

Download State of Florida Frameworks Sheet: Carpentry 

Required Books and Materials: Carpentry

Estimated Total: $6,600*

Location: MTC Main Campus, 6305 State Road 70 East, Bradenton, FL 34203 | 941.751.7900

For More Information: Contact Xela Brutus, 941.751.7900 x 1034, Email


*An additional fee for a uniform, books, supplies and various materials is required. Fees for certifications and/or licensure may or may not be required.

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