Carpentry I & II

Total Hours: 874

Learn the technical skills necessary for new construction and renovation work, including layout and design, framing, sheetrocking, trimming, and roofing. Organizational skills, estimating procedures, reading blueprints, and green construction techniques are also emphasized. Gain hands-on experience renovating and constructing buildings.


Location: 65 Parrott Road, West Nyack, NY


Course Length: 437 hours
Course Hours: 8:00-10:30AM, Monday-Friday
Tuition & Fees:
Tuition:      $7,630
Supplies:      $275 (approximate)
Other fees:     N/A


Course Length: 437 hours
Course Hours: 11:30AM-2:15PM, Monday-Friday
Tuition & Fees:
Tuition:      $7,630
Supplies:      $275 (approximate)
Other fees:     N/A

Quick Facts

Admission Requirements*
  • NYS High School Diploma/NYS HSE or required reading level: 7th grade
  • Positive suitability interview
  • Students must successfully complete Year I to proceed to Year II

*Students with two years of full-time work experience or training in the field may be eligible to have the prerequisites waived.

Admissions Process
  • Attend suitability interview/orientation
  • Complete Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE)
  • Complete application package
  • Receive acceptance letter
  • Make required tuition payment
Enrollment Requirement

Registration begins March 1; classes begin each year in September

Program Requirements to Receive a Certificate of Completion
  • 85% attendance
  • Overall course grade of 65%
Employment Opportunities

Apprentice Carpenter, Carpenter, Framer, Maintenance, Union Worker

Industry Certification

OSHA 10-Hour Certification

Yearly Anticipated Wages

For yearly anticipated wages and job resources visit O*NET OnLine.

More Information


BOCES Educational Resource Center (BERC)
131 N. Midland Avenue
Nyack, NY 10960
(845) 348-3500 ext. 3591
Fax: (845) 348-3559

Christopher D'Ambrese
Executive Director of Adult Education and Continuing Education

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