Students in this program acquire information and experience related to residential and commercial construction. Hand and power tools, leveling instruction, foundation layout, grades of lumber, fasteners, floor and wall construction, partitions, roof construction, insulation, blueprint reading, forming and job estimating are units of instruction emphasized for carpentry students. Students are also taught the unique skills associated with set construction, theatre set-up, and related performing arts project construction. Students who successfully complete the program are eligible for advanced placement in first year apprenticeship in the Associated Builders and Contractors' (ABC) Apprentice Program. They may also be eligible for advanced placement and/or testing opportunities through other union or non-union apprenticeship programs and National Craft Assessment Certification (NCCER). Upon graduation, students can enter employment, complete journey person apprenticeship, and/or earn a degree at a two or four year college.
‡ Students may earn a minimum of four MSDE Career & Technology (CTE) credits
Admission criteria and ASSESSMENT GUIDELINES available here.
G. W. Carver Center for the Arts and Technology
Applications are accepted for Grade 9 and Grade 10.
Transportation is provided for students from all areas of the Baltimore County Public Schools.