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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. You complete hands-on competency-based training at a student building project in interior finish work and installation.

Carpentry - Finishing Skills

Admissions Requirements:

  • Submission of your official high school transcript with ACT score.
  • Submission of transcript from any college or university previously attended.
  • Completion of ACCUPLACER assessment if necessary.

 

 

Carpentry - Finishing Skills

Academic Requirements:

Minimum Credits: 13.5

View the printable Ed Plan.

Term 1
CourseTitleCredits
CON:393 Construction III 3.0
CON:394 Construction Lab III 10.5


Note: Prior to completion of term one, students will acquire a completion certificate for First Aid/CPR.

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 - Statwide: 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 SOHA 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