2021-2022 College Catalog

Commercial Carpenter TCC

Commercial Carpenter TCC (Major Code: CCC1)

Program Description

The Commercial Carpenter certificate program provides instruction in the field of commercial construction. Topics include site layout, footings, and foundations, concrete forming, site development, steel rigging and reinforcing, and an internship/practicum opportunity.

Career Information

Occupation

Construction Laborers 

Career Projections

The number of jobs in this field is expected to increase by 8% nationally and 12% in the State of Georgia over the next several years. Estimated salaries in this field start at $40,000 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
404-225-4621
hcelis@atlantatech.edu

Program Length and Cost

Minimum Program Length in Semester Terms: 1 Term

Credit Hours: 12

Estimated Program Cost: $2,595

Course Outline

Occupational Courses (12 Credits)

CARP 1070Site Layout Footings and Foundations

3

CARP 1310Doors and Door Hardware

2

CARP 1320Site Development, Concrete Forming, and Rigging and Reinforcing

4

Select one of the following

CARP 1114Interior Finishes

4

CARP 1340Carpentry Internship - Practicum

3

Total Credit Hours: 12

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 lay footings and foundations.
3. The graduate will have developed the necessary skills to install doors and windows.
4. The graduate will have developed the necessary skills to prepare sites, lay concrete and install steel rigging and reinforcement.