FAQ – Carpentry

What makes Central Campus courses different from courses in my home school?

Students will be in class for 2 or 4 blocks of time. There are lots of hands on projects to complete and it is a “real world” experience.

What will I do in courses at Central Campus?

Build sheds, a garage and a house. Work in a shop and outside in the elements.

What are the course requirements for enrollment?

Be able to climb a ladder, lift 65 lbs., see well enough to drive a car.


Any shop class is required, math classes are very helpful.

How many blocks do I need to schedule for this program?

For 1st year students 2 blocks on A-days.
For 2nd year students 4 blocks on b-day

What careers will this program prepare me for?

Carpentry, Home Building, Construction engineering, General Contracting

What type of credit can I earn?

High School credit and college credit.

What certifications will I earn?

OSHA 10 hour General Construction card and have a opportunity to certify in Powder Actuated Tools, Lead Safe Work Practices and operating a Skid Loader

Are field trips and study tours available?

Yes, almost daily trips to worksites and many tours of Company’s.
We are working on a summer field trip but is not in place as yet.

Are there internships or jobs available through this program?

Yes, both internships, paid internships and paid summer work experiences

What student organizations/competitions are available through this program?

SkillsUSA has been available in the past.