College of Southern Maryland
8730 Mitchell Rd
PO Box 910
La Plata, MD 20646-0910
An entry-level plumber can earn $21,000 to start and can earn up to $45,000 per year. Experienced plumbers can earn up to $90,600.
|Financial Assistance is available for this program|
Carpenters construct, erect, install, or repair structures and fixtures made of wood, such as concrete forms; building frameworks, including partitions, joists, studding, and rafters; wood stairways, window and door frames, and hardwood floors. 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 to control the proper circulation of air through the passageways and to the working places.
Complete your first year carpentry apprentice program in just 11 weeks taking daytime class full time or in two semesters taking evening classes part-time. Upon completion, qualify for an entry-level carpentry position. As an entry-level carpenter, you will be able to join a framing contractor or general construction firm that specializes in wood frame projects. Your 10-hour OSHA safety card and Red Cross first aid certification will enhance your chances for employment and advancement.
Prerequisite: Six months on-the-job experience or attendance of TEC-9300. TEC-9300 and TEC-5780 may be taken simultaneously.
|TEC 5780 Entry Level Carpenter I||90|
|TEC 5790 Entry Level Carpenter II||90|
|HTH 6460 ARC CPR and Basic First Aid Training||8|
|TEC-5400 OSHA 10-hour Construction||10|
|TEC-9300 Construction Core Skills - General||75
|This program is delivered during day-time, fast track approach and in the evenings|
For a complete listing of courses that CSM offers, please refer to the Continuing Education Schedule of Classes.