This program is changed to Carpentry Apprenticeship 339.1 as of the Spring, 2015 semester. Students enrolled in 339 may complete that program or move to 339.1 program. To review 339 requirements, see the program’s graduation checksheet. Students should discuss these options with their advisors.
The Carpentry Apprenticeship program is a four-year certificate program offering qualifying applicants, occupational training under the sponsorship of the local Joint Apprenticeship Committee of the Building Trades and the Pennsylvania Department of Labor. The training prepares students to work in commercial building construction as skilled carpenters. Students may apply the 28 academic credits of the program towards an associate's degree in Building Construction Estimating or Supervision.
Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will:
Construction trade technology training programs are open to all qualifying students. However, admission is by competitive testing and interviews are with the Joint Apprenticeship committee. Applicants must meet specific admission requirements which include: pre-admission exam, criminal history records checks, child abuse clearances, drug screen and fingerprinting.
The program is held at the Carpentry Apprenticeship training site located at 652 Ridge Road, Pittsburgh, PA. Upon successful completion of the program, including the job experience hours required by the Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training, the State of Pennsylvania awards Journeyman working papers to those who complete the apprenticeship program.
See the graduation checksheet for this program in printable PDF form.
Minimum Credits to Graduate: 42