NVCC 2005-2006 Catalog


     

PROGRAMS OF STUDY


     

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CARPENTRY APPRENTICESHIP
Certificate MA

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 Year

1st Semester

2nd Semester


 

   BLD

149

Carpentry I

3

 

   BLD

190

Coordinated Internship I

2

 

   BLD

250

Safety in Light Construction

3

 

   SDV

100

Orientation

1

 

 

   BLD

111

Blueprint Reading & the Building Code

 

3

 

   BLD

155

Housing & the Home Building Industry

 

3

 

   BLD

190

Coordinated Internship II

 

2

 

   ENG

111

College Composition I

 

3

 


 

 

Total Credits/Semester

9

11

Second Year

1st Semester

2nd 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

 

   ITE

115

Intro. to Computer Applications & Concepts

 

3

 


 

 

Total Credits/Semester

8

8

Total credits for the Carpentry Apprenticeship Certificate = 36

       
 
       

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