Quick look

    Target Student: Grades 11 & 12
    Course Length: 2 years
    Credits: Up to 4 per year in CTE or a combination of CTE and integrated academic credit for career and financial management and math.

    Bohlen Tech Center Course Syllabus (Click Here)
    Sackett Tech Center Course Syllabus (Click Here)
    Employability Profile (Click Here)

    Teacher at the Charles H. Bohlen Technical Center:
    Leo Paige

    Teacher at the Howard G. Sackett Technical Center:
    Jared Zehr


    Carpentry  (Bohlen and Sackett CTE and Technical Centers)

    Become a builder of the future as you enter the BOCES Carpentry Program. You’ll develop your skills through a combination of hands-on activities and technical training using the most up-to-date equipment and materials. Be a part of the team building a modular home and then move off-campus during your second year to continue upgrading your abilities. You’ll graduate with the skills necessary to earn above-average wages or continue learning through post-secondary opportunities or apprenticeships. This course is also open to adult students. High school students are given first priority for enrollment.


    Sample units of study

    • Tool knowledge and safety
    • Carpentry fundamentals
    • Wall, ceiling and roof framing
    • Floor systems
    • Blueprint reading
    • Stair layout
    • Windows and doors

    Career opportunities
    • Construction
    • Construction supervisor
    • Materials handling and distribution
    • Construction company owner
    • Carpenter
    • Contractor
    • Brick layer/concrete finisher

    College partners

    • SUNY Canton
    • SUNY Delhi
    • SUNY Morrisville
    • Students can earn a 10-hour safety card issued by Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), as well as the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) certifications. Students can also earn Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification.



    Get an inside look at the tiny house being built by Lewis County students

Last Modified on May 2, 2017