Framing Carpenter (Certificate)

Program Description

The Framing Carpenter certificate program prepares students for employment as entry-level framing carpenters. Program graduates are trained in the use of hand and power tools, materials, blueprint reading, and floor, wall, ceiling and roof framing.

Program Details

  • Location: Griffin Campus
  • Major Code: FC71
  • Program Entrance Term: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Minimum Length of Program: 1 term
  • Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation: 11

Admission Requirements

  • Submit completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Submit official high school transcript or GED transcript with test scores and ALL post-secondary transcripts in an official sealed envelope
  • Meet assessment requirements

Candidates must have completed COFC 1011, COFC 1020, and COFC 1050 with a grade of C or better. The conditions for admission must be completed during the first term of entry for this certificate. Then courses listed below are to be completed during the second term of entry into this certificate.

The following is a suggested path to complete this program in a timely manner. An individual’s path to completion may be different based on institutional and personal factors affecting his/her academic progress.

Note: While all courses are offered, they may vary by term and campus. See the program advisor for any questions.

Program Courses Credits

CARP 1070—Site Layout, Footings and Foundations 3
CARP 1105—Floor and Wall Framing 4
CARP 1110—Ceiling and Roof Framing and Covering 4


Program Advisor
William Pickett
Griffin Campus

Career and Academic Planning
Sharon Craft
Career Advisor
Griffin Campus
Room 107