Mastery of the Building and Trade Construction Design with a Specialization in Carpentry can be obtained through the instructional focus of a hands-on curriculum.  The National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) is affiliated with the University of Florida’s M.E. Rinker, Sr. School of Construction Management.  NCCER was established to develop a standardized training and credentialing program for the construction industry.  More than 125 construction CEOs and various association and academic leaders collaborated to ensure that this program is consistent with industry standards.  The National Craft Assessment and Certification Program issues a card that verifies training and assessment standards for construction and maintenance craft professional.  The card is issued and linked to the Automated National Registry system upon successful mastery of a specific craft area.

Program of Study Course Sequence for the Building and Trade Construction Design Program: Carpentry

  • 9th grade: Building and Trade Construction Design Technology I
  • 10th grade: Building and Trade Construction Design Technology II
  • 11th grade: Building and Trade Construction Design Technology III
  • 12th grade:  Building and Trade Construction Design Technology IV