Instructor: Randy Cunningham

Randall Cunningham


is a skilled trade in which the primary work performed is the cutting, shaping and installation of building materials during the construction of houses, buildings, ships, timber bridges, concrete form work, etc.

Students have an opportunity to gain knowledge and develop skills in all aspects of Carpentry Trade.


  • Be a High School Junior or Senior from Barbour, Lewis and Upshur County

  • Adult Students must have a High School Diploma or Equivalent

  • Submit an Application

  • Interview with Instructor


The program consists of 1080 Clock Hours and may be completed as follows:

  • Full-time—1 year

  • Part-time—2 years (High School students are considered part-time.)

Certifications Available

  • National Center for Construction and Research (NCCER)

  • OSHA 10

Carpentry Students

Course Objectives

Carpentry I

NCCER Curriculum

  • Basic Safety

  • Construction Math

  • Hand Tools

  • Power Tools

  • Construction Drawings

  • Basic Rigging

  • Communication Skills

  • Employability Skills

  • Materials Handling

  • Building Materials

  • Fasteners & Adhesives

Carpentry lll

  • Commercial Drawings

  • Roofing Applications

  • Thermal and Moisture Protection

  • Exterior Finishing


  • Applications In Commercial Construction

  • Concrete Finishing

  • Blueprint Reading for Construction

  • Masonry and Plumbing

Carpentry ll

  • Reading Plans and Elevations

  • Floor Systems

  • Wall and Ceiling Framing

  • Roof Framing

  • Introduction to Concrete Reinforcing Materials and Forms

  • Windows and Exterior Doors

  • Basic Stair Layout

Carpentry lV

  • Cold Formed Steel Framing

  • Drywall Installation

  • Doors and Door Hardware

  • Suspended Ceilings

  • Window, Door, Floor and Ceiling Trim

  • Cabinet Installation

  • Cabinet Fabrication


We are members of SkillsUSA



SkillsUSA empowers its members to become world-class workers, leaders and responsible American citizens. SkillsUSA improves the quality of our nation’s future skilled workforce through the development of Framework skills that include personal, workplace and technical skills grounded in academics.


SkillsUSA produces the most highly skilled workforce in the world, providing every member the opportunity for career success.

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