NVCC 2002-2003 Catalog
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Purpose: This program is designed to provide the related instruction component for carpentry apprentices. The Carpentry Apprenticeship program is approved by the Virginia Apprenticeship Council. This work-based learning approach will develop skilled workers to address the shortage of skilled carpenters.

While enrollment in this program is open to any persons who meet the college's general curricular admission requirements, to be a carpentry apprentice participants must also be employed according to the Standards of Apprenticeship and must maintain satisfactory progress in the related instruction while maintaining continuous employment in carpentry.

First Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   BLD149Carpentry I3
   BLD190Coordinated Internship I2
   BLD250Safety in Light Construction3
   BLD111Blueprint Reading & the Building Code 3
   BLD155Housing & the Home Building Industry 3
   BLD190Coordinated Internship II 2
   ENG111College Composition I 3

Total Credits/Semester911

Second Year 1st Semester2nd Semester

BLD 240 The House as a System 3 BLD 290 Coordinated Internship III 2 PSY 120 Human Relations 3

BLD 249 Carpentry II 3 BLD 290 Coordinated Internship IV 2 IST 117 Intro. to Microcomputer Software 3 ___ ___ Total Credits/Semester 8 8

Total credits for the Carpentry Apprenticeship Certificate = 36

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