Online High School Carpentry Part 1 Course
Carpentry Part 1 can help you gain valuable knowledge about carpentry as a profession while you earn your high school diploma. You’ll explore construction technology, building materials, blueprints, building codes, and the hand and power tools essential to work in this field.
James Madison High School is nationally accredited by Cognia and the Distance Education Accrediting Commission.
At JMHS you have the opportunity to work at your own pace from virtually anywhere so you can earn your high school diploma plus a Career Pathways Certificate on your own terms.
Introductory Carpentry Part 1 is available only as part of the High School + Carpentry program and is not available for individual purchase. It is part of a 2-semester program that includes Introductory Carpentry Part 2. If you’re ready to start carving into the basics of the construction trade, enroll in our General Diploma + Carpentry Career Pathways track today.
- Course Name: Introductory Carpentry Part 1
- Subject Area: Career
- Credits: 1 Unit
- Track: Career Pathways
- Price: Not Available For Single Purchase
- Syllabus: Course Syllabus (PDF)
- Book(s): Modern Carpentry (12th ed.), Willis H. Wagner, Howard “Bud” Smith, and Mark W. Huth. The Goodheart-Willcox Company, Inc. (2016)
The Carpentry program provides students with a basic understanding of the materials, tools, and processes used by construction professionals to complete residential and light-commercial building projects. Students learn safe-work practices, hand and power tool identification and operation, basic print reading, and building code applications. The program provides detailed coverage of framing techniques, interior and exterior finishing practices, as well as some specialty construction elements.