Construction Carpentry Technology

Career and Technical Education

Skilled Trades Commercial Carpentry Track

Available at Shelby County High School

High School Instructor:

Mr. Walt Wilson, SCHS

The Commercial Skilled Trades TRACK is designed as a pre-apprenticeship pathway for students to have the opportunity to enter a Registered Apprenticeship training program upon graduation. This Skilled Trades TRACK does not require an employer partner. Students must successfully complete the four course sequence, eight safety modules and an end of program assessment. Upon conclusion, the instructor will fill out a completion form and submit to OCTE. After being processed, the student will receive a pre-apprenticeship industry certification issued by the Kentucky Labor Cabinet. This certification will be recognized by participating partners for an interview and possible credit upon placement. Credit is at the discretion of the training organization.

Course Sequence:

Intro. To Construction Technology

Floor and Wall Framing

Ceiling and Roof Framing

Site Layout and Foundations

Available Certification(s):


TRACK Pre-Apprenticeship Certification

End of Program Assessment: NO

Dual Credit Partners: NO

Career Possibilities:

Carpenters with the following degree will likely fall in this salary range ( Location and years of experience also impact salary:

High School Diploma or Technical Certificate: $51,751 - $56,112

Associate's Degree: $52,090 - $56,364

Bachelor's Degree: $52,430 - $56,743