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Carpentry - Finishing Skills

Campus Location:

Calmar, Peosta

Program Entry: Spring

Award: Certificate

Description:

This certificate emphasizes techniques involved in the building of residential and light commercial structures in terms of finish work. Students complete hands-on competency-based training in interior finish work and installation at a student building project.

Carpentry - Finishing Skills

Admissions Requirements:

  1. Apply for admission.
  2. Complete ACT Compass® admission testing. Testing may be waived based on previous college coursework or submission of valid ACT®, ACCUPLACER® or ALEKS® test scores. Scores are valid for three years.
  3. Submit official high school, high school equivalency and/or college transcripts to the Admissions Office of the campus you plan to attend.

Carpentry - Finishing Skills

Academic Requirements:

Minimum Credits: 13.5

View the printable Ed Plan.

Term 1
CourseTitleCredits
CON:209 Intro to Drywall 1.0
CON:369 Cabinet Installation 1.0
CON:370 Interior Doors and Hardware 1.0
CON:393 Construction III 3.0
CON:396 Construction Lab III 7.5

 

Carpentry - Finishing Skills

Employment Information:

Iowa Workforce Development Estimated Salary

  • $22,840 - $36,113 - Region 1: Carpenters
  • $26,430 - $33,379 - Region 1: Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers
  • $22,881 - $31,150 - Region 1: Construction Laborers
  • $23,083 - $30,772 - Statewide: Roofers
  • $29,017 - $38,814 - Statewide: Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers
  • $43,572 - $68,663 - Statewide: Sales Reps, Wholesale & Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products
  • $35,454 - $52,368 - Statewide: Cost Estimators
  • $45,805 - $69,359 - Statewide: Construction Managers

Iowa Workforce Development Estimated Annual Openings (Statewide)

1,320

Carpentry - Finishing Skills

Additional Information:

The Calmar carpentry program is recognized by the NCCER (National Center for Construction Education and Research). In addition, all Calmar carpentry students will become OSHA certified through Career Safe Online.

Facilities

  • Off-campus Building Site (Calmar)
  • Job Site House Project (Peosta, various locations)

Contacts

Lenny Graves
Dean of Career and Technical Education
800.728.2256, ext. 240
gravesl@nicc.edu

Brian Ondrashek
Carpentry Instructor-Calmar
800.728.2256, ext. 480
ondrashekb@nicc.edu

Terry Burds
Carpentry Instructor-Peosta
800.728.7367, ext. 238
burdst@nicc.edu