Carpentry
ATC

Carpentry

The Carpentry program prepares students for employment in the Construction and Manufacturing industries by teaching the skills of cutting, shaping, and installing building materials during the construction of buildings, ships, timber bridges, concrete formwork, and so much more. Specialties within the Carpentry field, such as Rough, Finish, Trim, Framing, and Formwork, will be explored. Carpentry students will experience all facets of the carpentry trade, including planning, management, finance, technical and production skills, underlying principles of technology, labor issues, community issues, health, safety, and environmental issues. Start your career as a Carpenter in approximately 12 months. 

Requirements:
+ Are 18 years of age or older
+ Have a High School Diploma or GED (in English)
+ Have a valid driver’s license and Social Security Card
+ Have strong English language skills
+ Have reliable transportation
+ Have proof of a licensed and insured vehicle
+ Pass Level 1 background screening check
+ Refundable deposit required  

Phase One: One week of Job Readiness taught virtually via Zoom. Monday through Friday from 9 am - 4 pm.

Phase Two: 1200 hours of traditional instructor-led classroom lessons (approximately 12 months full-time).  Monday through Friday from 7:05 am - 1:50 pm at Atlantic Technical College (4700 Coconut Creek Pwky, Coconut Creek, FL 33063). Phase two of the program must begin in August or in January. 

Phase Three: Graduates work with BHH Job Mentors to update/create resumes, practice mock interviews, and learn how to navigate employment sites for open positions.

Please note that all phases are mandatory for the successful completion of the program