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Carpentry
Carpentry  introduces students to many different construction projects. In the Vantage Carpentry program, students learn skills related to residential construction including blueprint reading, computerized house design, framing, roofing, and dry walling by building a house! Carpenters must be able to measure and cut out materials using hand and power tools. Carpentry work is sometimes strenuous. They should enjoy working both indoors and outdoors. Students will learn to 
  • Work in all aspects of construction including framing, roofing, cabinetmaking and finish carpentry
  • Generate blueprints and 3D computer drawings using advanced architectural software
  • Work on various construction projects thoughts the community
  • Apply knowledge and skills to build custom cabinets using computer-aided design software and a CNC router

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Potential Careers
  • Union Carpenter
  • Residential Carpenter
  • Siding & Roofing Contractor
  • Computer Designer using Cabinet Vision
  • Cabinet Maker
Industry Certifications
Career Connections Certificates Level I, II, and III 
Forklift
Man/Scissor Lift
OSHA 10 hour Safety 
 
Career Technical Student Organization 
 
College Credit Options
Vantage Career Center has partnered with Northwest State Community College to offer courses both online and in our building. These are part of College Credit Plus. Students can also opt to attend local campuses to meet academic requirements. Contact Student Services for more information.  
Career Pathways
A Career Pathway is a collective look at education and training, wage and outlook information for related occupations.  The Vantage Carpentry program can be part of the Career Pathways listed below. Whether a student is interested in going to college, getting a certificate or working right after high school, career pathways can be customized for any ambition or plan.  
  
    
These career pathways were developed around Ohio’s in-demand occupations, according to the July 2015 In-Demand Occupations. Secondary and post-secondary courses reflect career-tech programs approved by the Ohio Department of Education and Ohio Board of Regents. For additional career planning resources, visit OhioMeansJobs.com.
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Contact Us
Please contact any of the individuals listed below to get more information about the program. 
Jerry Robinson
Jerry Robinson
Carpentry
Office: 419-238-5411 x 2157
Ted Verhoff
Ted Verhoff
Career Tech Supervisor
Office: 419-238-5411 x 2161
Mike Knott
Mike Knott
Student Services Supervisor
Office: 419-238-5411 x 2032
vantage career center
Address: 818 N Franklin St. Van Wert, OH 45891  |  Phone: (419) 238-5411
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