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carpentry II

In WMCI’s Carpentry II class, students develop higher level carpentry skills to achieve excellence in commercial construction.

Registration for Carpentry II is now closed for Fall 2024. 

Make sure to join the WMCI mailing list to be notified first when this class is open for enrollment again.

Course Description

NCCER’s curriculum in carpentry teaches trainees to construct, erect, install, and repair structures and fixtures made from wood and other materials. This curriculum covers content such as building materials, cabinet fabrication, and advanced wall systems to successfully work in a variety of construction activities.

Prerequisites: General Carpentry or Employer Approval

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Instructor: TBD

Project Supervisor, Lakewood Construction

What you'll learn in carpentry II

Course Curriculum

COMMERCIAL DRAWINGS

Describes how to read and interpret a set of commercial drawings and specifications.

COLD FORM STEEL FRAMING

Describes the types and grades of steel framing materials, and includes instructions for selecting and installing metal framing for interior and exterior walls, loadbearing and nonbearing walls, partitions, and other applications.

THERMAL & MOISTURE PROTECTION

Covers the selection and installation of various types of insulating materials in walls, floors, and attics. Also covers the uses and installation practices for vapor barriers and waterproofing materials.

DOORS & HARDWARE

Describes the installation of metal doors and related hardware in steel-framed, wood-framed, and masonry walls, along with their related hardware, such as locksets and door closers. Also discusses the installation of wood doors, folding doors, and pocket doors.

DRYWALL INSTALLATION

Describes the various types of gypsum drywall, their uses, and the fastening devices and methods used to install them. Contains detailed instructions for installing drywall on walls and ceilings using nails, drywall screws, and adhesives. Also discusses fire- and sound-rated walls.

DRYWALL FINISHING

Describes the materials, tools, and methods used to finish and patch gypsum drywall. Also discussed automatic and manual taping and finishing tools.

SUSPENDED CEILINGS

Describes the materials, layout, and installation procedures for many types of suspended ceilings used in commercial construction, as well as ceiling tiles, drywall suspension systems, and pan-type ceilings.

WINDOW, DOOR, FLOOR, AND CEILING TRIM

Describes the different types of trim used in finish work and focuses on the proper methods for selecting, cutting, and fastening trim to achieve a professional finished appearance.

CABINET INSTALLATION

Provides detailed instructions for the selection and installation of base and wall cabinets and countertops.

Carpentry II Registration

WMCI Carpentry II course is currently full for the Fall '24 semester.

If you have questions about availability, please contact Jordyn Willick.