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Carpentry

Carpentry

About the Carpentry Program

Description:

Certification: 

Instructor for Carpentry

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Phone: 803-425-8982

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

NCCER Certified Instructor Licensed Residential Home Builder Certified Fork Lift Instructor/trainer

Mr. Eric Branham

Mr. Branham is a graduate of Camden High School Class of 1992. This is my seventh year at WTC teaching Carpentry. Before coming to work at WTC, I was a Carpentry Instructor for 6 years with the South Carolina Department of Corrections. I am a NCCER certified instructor, certified fork lift trainer, and a licensed home builder.

Carpentry Course Listing

Carpentry majors get jobs such as: carpentry assistants, carpentry apprentices, and building supply sales and service clerks.  With advanced education, students may become a licensed carpenter, draftsperson, architect assistant, architect, builder, or cost estimator. 

Carpentry 1     609182CD

Grades 10 – 12                                                   

2 units

Prerequisite: None 

This course introduces students to the skills involved in performing basic carpentry tasks.  Emphasis is placed on learning shop safety procedures, using math skills, and learning the safe and proper use of hand and power tools used in the construction industry.

Carpentry 2     609282CD

Grades 11 – 12                                                     

2 units

Prerequisite: Carpentry 1

This course continues the study of carpentry principles and applies them to the completion of construction projects, such as storage sheds, model house construction, and various community projects.

Carpentry 3     609382CD

Grades 11 – 12                                                 

2 units

Prerequisite: Carpentry 2 and teacher recommendation

Students who have successfully completed the Level 1 and Level 2 courses have the option of registering for Level 3 with the recommendation of the teacher. Curriculum continues beyond level 2 and may include internship opportunities.  

Carpentry 4     609482CD

Grade 12                                                 

2 units

Prerequisite: Carpentry 3 and teacher recommendation

Students who have successfully completed the Level 3 course have the option of registering for Level 4 with the recommendation of the teacher. Curriculum continues beyond level 3.  

Architecture & Construction Internship, WBC     569082CD

Grades 11 – 12                                                 

2 units

Prerequisite: Carpentry 3 and teacher recommendation

Students who have successfully completed the Level 3 course have the option of registering for the internship course with the recommendation of the teacher