2022-2023 College Catalog

Framing Carpenter TCC

Framing Carpenter TCC (Major Code: FC71)

Program Description

The Framing Carpenter certificate program prepares students for employment as framing carpenters. Program completers are trained in the use of hand and power tools, materials, blueprint reading, and floor, wall, ceiling and roof framing.

Career Information


Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers 

Career Projections

The number of jobs in this field is expected to increase by 19% nationally and 18% in the State of Georgia over the next several years. Estimated salaries in this field start at $30,000 a year.
Labor market data was compiled using Economic Modeling Specialists, international and is updated annually.

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Admission Requirements

General College Admissions Requirements

Program Contact Information

Hector Celis
Chair, Carpentry and Plumbing
Academic Building C2239

Program Length and Cost

Minimum Program Length in Semester Terms: 1 Term

Credit Hours: 11

Estimated Program Cost: $1,712

Required Courses

Occupational Courses (11 Credits)

CARP 1070Site Layout Footings and Foundations


CARP 1105Floor Wall and Stair Framing


CARP 1110Ceiling and Roof Framing



Program Outcomes

1. The graduate will have developed the necessary skills to work safely in a residential or commercial construction environment.
2. The graduate will have developed the necessary skills to construct floor and wall framings.
3. The graduate will have developed the necessary skills to construct ceiling and roof framings and coverings.
4. The graduate will have the knowledge and skills to perform site layouts, footings, and foundations.