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Career Area: Architecture and Construction
Technical Diploma
Program Number: 31-475-1
Approximately 1 Year to Complete
This is based on full-time enrollment. Actual time to completion may vary based on the availability of courses a college offers and the number of credits the student takes in any given time period.
Credit Program
Most credit programs are eligible for financial aid, while most non-credit certificates provide valuable work-related skills on a short timeline. Check with the college offering the program to determine if it is eligible for financial aid.
Average Annual Tuition: $4386
This is based on one year of full-time enrollment for in-state students. WTCS tuition is set by the Wisconsin Technical College System Board in March for the following year. It does not include books, materials or program/college-related fees.
Building Trades Carpentry students working on job site

Building Trades - Carpentry Careers

Recent Wisconsin job postings for this degree:

Finish Carpenter
Rough Carpentry

Average Median Wage


Building Trades - Carpentry Programs

This program offers an opportunity for students to develop the skills, knowledge and attitudes most desirable for entering the construction industry. Special emphasis will be placed on the development of good attitudes in employer-employee and fellow worker relationships, safety and respect for work. As a building trades student concentrating on the area of carpentry, students will gain familiarity with the use of hand tools, portable power tools and other equipment regularly used by carpenters.

Building Trades - Carpentry Part of a Career Pathway Program Transfers Offered completely online Shared Program
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