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INDEX FOR THIS PROGRAM'S PAGE

EXPLORE COMPARE  PLAN APPLY
Instructor

 

Advantage for

College and

Career

Careers  Apply

Description

Brochure

Video

 

What they say:

Professionals

Students

Accomplishments

Scheduling

ECP

What it

takes

to be

successful

Major Topics

Career Skills

 

EARN ($$$):

1. College

Credits

2. Certifications

 

Alternative 

CCCTC

Programs 

10th graders

must apply by

Dec 1st for

first round

decisions

 

Instructor   Jon Mersinger

 Email:   jdmersi@carrollk12.org

►Any questions?...email the instructor.          <return to carpentry index>

Professional Experience: 

  • Over 30 years in carpentry field
  • Master Carpenter with experience in the residential and commercial construction industries
Specialized Training:
  • National Center for Construction Education and Research Carpentry and Construction Management Instructor
  • Certified Project Management Professional
  • B.S. – Secondary Education – University of Maryland, College Park
►Experienced instructors know what it takes.            <return to carpentry index>

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GET TO KNOW THE PROGRAM

Summarizing the program...........                             <return to carpentry index>

Carpentry provides instruction in techniques used in commercial and residential construction.  The course will include all aspects of construction from vacant lot to the finished product.  Emphasis is placed on the coordination between vendors and other trades people who supply services needed at site for a completed project.  The course also includes estimating prices relating to consumers and trades people, interpreting blueprints, and applied math.

 

<CLICK> TO SEE THE BROCHURE FOR THIS PROGRAM

Videos about the program...........                         <return to carpentry index>

Carpentry Program Video

CCCTC Perspective and other CCCTC Videos 

Start your career BEFORE you graduate high school.      <return to carpentry index>

 

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 Why do students come to CCCTC? 

►See what advantage you gain at CCCTC...           <return to carpentry index>

 

  

Use college level texts to earn college credit while having the training, skills, and experience that most high school graduates do not get until they are well into their college major.  This program puts you in touch with state of the art  technology so students can experience their chosen career field before they go to college. (more)

  

Learn from an experienced instructor and work with industry grade technology that our local business partners use every day.  After gaining skills and experience some of our best students to come back as in house interns or find an internship at a local business. (more)

Our Programs have been highly successful in state and national competitions sponsored by SkillsUSA. (more)

►Why wait until YOU graduate?                           <return to carpentry index>

 

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What skills and concepts do students learn in this program?

►Career skills and professionalism....            <return to carpentry index>

Major Units of Study

  • Floor framing and construction
  • Roof framing and construction
  • Blueprint reading
  • Exterior and interior finishing
  • Hand and power tools
  • Wall and ceiling framing
  • Wood building materials, fasteners, and adhesives

 

   

Getting started on your career path takes skills.  Students at CCCTC are evaluated on skill attainment in the following areas for this program (more)

Professionalism

At CCCTC we know how important professionalism is to getting and keeping a job.  We emphasize professionalism in each program.  (more)

►Skills lead to experience, experience gets the JOB!      <return to carpentry index>

 

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How does this program add VALUE to your diploma?

►College credits & certifications = $$$                 <return to carpentry index>

 Students can become certified by:

 NCCER (The National Center for Construction Education and Research)

   OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration)

Student can obtain their OSHA-10 Certification and their Academic Craft Core Skills Certification (through ABC Cumberland Valley Chapter).  Certification shows that you have the skills and knowledge for your career field.  This adds value to a students high school experience by allowing them to have proof of their abilities that would take time and money AFTER they graduate.

Our school partners with colleges......SO OUR STUDENTS CAN EARN COLLEGE CREDITS

College Credits can be earned AT CCCTC through articulation agreements:

           CLICK HERE TO SEE COLLEGE CREDITS YOU CAN EARN AT CCCTC

Contact the college or trade school you plan to attend and find out if you can earn credits or advanced standing at their institution.

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If students have what it takes they still have to APPLY!!

►You have to apply to attend CCCTC                 <return to carpentry index>       

 

   

OUR PROGRAMS ARE RUN LIKE REAL BUSINESSES!!!  Do you have the work ethic, perseverance, professionalism, and problem solving skills needed to be successful in your career field? (more)

  • Able to follow safety guidelines without being reminded
  • Accuracy to perform repeated actions precisely
  • Attendance is vital especially for Cosmetology (qualifying to sit for state boards)
  • Being alert and aware of what’s going on around you (safety)
  • Climbing ladders and scaffolding
  • Dependability and strong work ethic
  • Excellent communication and social skills
  • Exposure to loud noises and warm working conditions
  • Hand and eye coordination
  • Manual dexterity
  • Manipulate tools (sharp, industrial, heavy) in a safe and precise manner.
  • Must be able to work independently or as a team
  • Physical stamina to stand for long periods of time, climb, and lift equipment
  • Professional behavior
  • Strong math skills and problem solving skills

  

SPACE IS LIMITED FOR SOME PROGRAMS.  See what you need to apply.  For instance tenth graders who apply by Dec 1st are part of the first round decisions. (more)

►If you think you have what it takes...APPLY.      <return to carpentry index>

 

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How does CCCTC fit with your home high school?

►Prerequisites, Schedules, ECP's...                     <return to carpentry index>

SCHEDULING INFORMATION 

ARRIVAL/DISMISSAL AND TRANSPORTATION FROM CCCTC

Most programs run mod 2-4 in the spring of student's junior year AND mods 2-4 in fall of the student's senior year.   (more)

Transportation is provided to and from your home high school.  (there are some exceptions such as community based internship)  Students will still have classes at their home high school and continue to be involved in extracurricular activities at their home high school.  (more)

PREREQUISITES (Completed before you start the program)

CHECK THE PROGRAM OF STUDIES FOR PREREQUISITES

SCHEDULE OF PROGRAM

This program runs mod 2-4 in the spring of student's junior year AND mods 2-4 in fall of the student's senior year.   (more)

SAMPLE EDUCATIONAL PLAN AND PROGRAM OF STUDIES INFORMATION

 

    See Program of Studies for most up to date information.

►PLAN  you junior and senior year.            <return to carpentry index>

 

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Different career paths that all start with the Carpentry program.

►Time to plan for your future......           <return to carpentry index>

 

CAREERS/MAJORS (CCCTC AND...) 

ENTRY LEVEL (....HIGH SCHOOL)

  • General Carpenter
  • Building maintenance

TECHNICAL LEVEL (.....2 YEAR ASSOCIATE DEGREE OR TECH CERTIFICATE)

  • Residential carpenters typically specialize in single-family, townhome, and condominium
  • Commercial carpenters typically build and remodel commercial office buildings, hospitals, hotels, schools, and shopping malls
  • Industrial carpenters typically work on civil engineering projects and in industrial settings, where they build scaffolding and create and set forms for pouring concrete
  • Building Finish Contractors
  • Building Inspector
  • Contractor
  • Home Remodeling
  • Set Designer (Plays or Movie Sets)

PROFESSIONAL LEVEL (....4 YEAR BACHELOR'S DEGREE AND BEYOND)

  • Construction project manager
  • Site Forman
  • Instructor

 

Check Out These Career Sites: 

ONETThe O*NET program is the nation's primary source of occupational information.

OOH: Occupational Outlook Handbook: Extensive government database of over 20,000 Career.

Check Out These Career Sites to find the many paths our student begin at CCCTC!

►Start YOUR game of LIFE now!             <return to carpentry index>

 

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What do PROFESSIONALS say about  CCCTC?

►CCCTC STAYS CURRENT........                    <return to carpentry index>

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

(Don't just take our word for it)

Professional Organizations: Certification by state and local agencies assures parents and students that the skills we teach are relavent and important in today's job market.  A program's certifications must be renewed  every three years through an onsite evaluation of the program. (morre)

Colleges An agreement based on the college's requirements for curriculum, faculties, and instructor is prepared and renewed periodically to guarantee that students are getting the equivalent instruction at CCCTC that would be expected in class at that institution.  Credits are awarded based on that agreement. (See college advantage)

PROFESSIONAL ADVISORY COUNSEL  By Federal and state regulations each program has a group of local business and educational institutions that periodically meets to discuss  the programs curriculum and resources to make sure current trends in technology and skills are being taught so that students are prepared for the ever changing career requirements for that industry.  (more)

►PROFESSIONALS know what it takes!!           <return to carpentry index>

 

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Students who looked at this program also looked at:

Masonry

Electrical Construction

HVAC

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PROGRAM ACCOMPLISHMENTS

<coming soon>

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STUDENT TESTIMONIALS

<coming soon>

 

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