Carpentry introduces students to skills and knowledge gained by building a custom house on a job site. Students learn skills; including blueprint reading, computerized house design, framing, insulation, roofing, window and door install, dry walling, siding painting, and installing doors, trim, and cabinetry. Carpenters must be able to measure and cut out materials using hand and power tools. 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 throughout the community
  • Apply knowledge and skills to build custom cabinets using computer-aided design software and a CNC router
  • Operate tools and some heavy equipment
JATC Union Career Opportunities - Carpenter, Plaster and Cement Finishers, Millwright, Pile Driver, Laborer, Floor Covering, Non-Union Carpenter in Commercial and Residential
Commercial or Residential Cabinet Manufacturing
Computer Design using Cabinet Vision/En-Route
Safety Coordinator
Construction Management
Project Manager
Civil Engineer
Career Connections Certificates Level I, II, and III Certifications
Tubular Scaffolding Certification
OSHA 10 hour Safety Certification
Forklift Training
Scissor and Boom Lift Training
Skid Loader and Mini Excavator training
While attending Vantage Career Center, Vantage students have the opportunity to participate in college credit plus courses. Contact Student Services for more information.  

Career Pathways

A Career Pathway is a collective look at education, 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.  

Contact Us

Please contact any of the individuals listed below to get more information about the program. 
Jerry Robinson
Jerry Robinson
Office: 419-238-5411 x 2157
Ted Verhoff
Ted Verhoff
Career Tech Supervisor
Office: 419-238-5411 x 2161
Tonya Temple
Tonya Temple
Student Services Supervisor
Office: 419-238-5411 x 2160
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