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Building Construction

Residential carpentry/building construction is a program designed to prepare students with skills to lay out, fabricate, erect, install, and repair structures and fixtures using hand and power tools. The program includes instruction in common systems of framing, construction materials, estimating, and blueprint reading. The course also includes training in applied communications, and employ-ability skills including leadership, human relations, safety, and efficient work practices.

Upon completion of Level III and passing the National Center for Construction Education (NCCER) certification exam, students may earn their certification from NCCER.

College Credits

Building Construction I, II, III is articulated with North Idaho College for a total of 8 credits. Students must meet certain requirements, including earning a "B" in each high school class, to be eligible for college credit.

Instructor Bio


  • Students are required to have & supply their own (shop appropriate) leather shoes or boots to wear on the job site.

  • The students are responsible for the tools and tool boxes that are assigned to them. They are liable for missing tools.

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