Associate in Applied Science in Carpentry

Hawaii Community College

Program Description

Associate in Applied Science in Carpentry

Hawaii Community College

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PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The Carpentry program allows students to participate in the “foundation-to-finish” experiences necessary to build a basic residential house while completing the required carpentry coursework. Students will graduate from the Carpentry program with the knowledge and experience necessary to begin employment at the entry level in the construction industry, or enter a four-year apprenticeship program. Credit may be given in the apprenticeship program for work completed at Hawai‘i Community College.

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon successful completion, students are prepared to:

  • Understand and utilize math computations, formulas, and measurements required in the carpentry field.
  • Understand the properties of wood, its sustainability and how it dictates the fundamental principles and procedures involved in carpentry.
  • Learn and utilize safe practices concerning, personal safety, hand and power tool usage, and all aspects of fabrication/construction.
  • Use appropriate tools, materials/fasteners and current building technology to complete projects.
  • Practice good work ethics and quality workmanship with regard to industry standards.
  • Construct projects by interpreting drawings, applying building code requirements where applicable.
  • Synthesize principles, procedures and objectives using critical thinking, appropriate materials, tools/equipment and procedures to construct a residential dwelling.
  • Cultivate an awareness of environmental and cultural impacts at the community and global level during planning and construction phases.
This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated February 13, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2018
Duration
Duration
Part time
Full time
Price
Price
340 USD
per credit, for non-residents
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Deadline
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Priority deadline for new students to apply for Summer 2018 session
Locations
USA - Hilo, Hawaii
Start date : Sept. 2018
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Dates
Sept. 2018
USA - Hilo, Hawaii
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