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Submitter's Information




Director, Strong Workforce Strategic Communications and Outreach


Inland Empire/Desert


Norco College

CTE Dean

CTE Dean's Name

Ashley Etchison

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Program Details

Program Title

Apprenticeship Carpentry, Finish Carpentry

Submission Type

New Program

TOPs Code

Carpentry (095210)

Projected Start Date


Catalog Description

The Apprenticeship Carpentry, Finish Carpentry, AS and Certificate of Achievement provides the required related and supplemental instruction for interior systems apprentices in the technical skills required in the trade. Successful completion may result in journey worker status.

Enrollment Completer Projections

20-25 enrollments and 10-20 each year.

Program Proposal Attributes

Program Award Type(s) (Check all that apply)
  • Certificate of Achievement: 16 or greater semester (or 24 or greater quarter) units (C)
  • A.S. Degree (S)
Program Goal

To provide related and supplemental instruction for students who are apprentices through Norco Community College; to allow apprentices to earn college credit for their related and supplemental instruction; to prepare apprentices for journey-level work in the acoustical tile field; to meet the needs of apprentices and employers.

Course Units and Hours

Total Certificate Units (Minimum and Maximum)


Units for Degree Major or Area of Emphasis (Minimum and Maximum)


Total Units for Degree (Minimum and Maximum)


Course Report

Program Requirements Narrative

Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

1. Prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to layout, cut fabricate, install, and repair wooden structures and fixtures, using hand and power tools. Includes instruction in technical mathematics, framing, construction materials and selection, job estimating, blueprint reading, foundations, and roughing-in, finish carpentry techniques, and applicable codes and standards.

2. Construct, erect, install, or repair structures and fixtures made of wood and comparable materials, such as concrete forms; building frameworks, including partitions, joists, studding, and rafters; and wood stairways, window and door frames, and hardwood floors.

3. May also install cabinets, siding, drywall, and batt or roll insulation, includes brattice builders who build doors or brattices (ventilation walls or partitions) in underground passageways.

Program Requirements
Major requirements: Apprenticeship Carpentry, Finish Carpentry Course Code Course Title Credits  
CRP 404C Print Reading - Symbols 2  
CRP 421A Orientation – Hand Tools Safety 2  
CRP 421B Safety and Health Certifications – Hand & Power Tools Applications 2  
CRP 421C Basic Wall Framing 1.5  
CRP 424D Transit Level/Laser 2  
CRP 425D Advanced Print Reading – Digital Planning 1  
CRP 433A Cabinet Millwork and Assembly 1.5  
CRP 433B Cabinet Installation 1.5  
CRP 433C Show Case and Loose Store Fixtures 1.5  
CRP 433D Molding and Trims 1.5  
CRP 434A Plastic Laminates 1.5
CRP 434B Solid and Stone Surfaces 1.5
CRP 434C Stair Trim 1.5
CRP 434D Doors and Door Hardware 1.5
CRP 435C Exit and Electrical Security Devices 1.5
Total Credits 24
(Y1 or S1)

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Published at

05/03/23 - 03:17 PM



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Diann Thursby Super User   ·  08/08/23

Received regional recommendation at 5-8-2023 IEDRC Deans Meeting.