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Program Details

  • Award: Certificate
  • Credits: 19
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.

About this Program

The Carpentry program prepares you for a career in residential and commercial construction. In this program you will also study the concept of green building. Green building is a growing trend among home builders nationwide and incorporates a whole building design approach into every phase of the building process, including design, construction, energy, water efficiency, lot development, resource efficient building design to enhance the well-being of occupants and to minimize negative impacts on the community and natural environment.

Students interested in this program should like to work outdoors, have an interest in doing hands-on work with common building materials, possess good problem solving skills, have strong math skills and have a healthy work ethic. Most importantly, students should have the desire to learn and expand their knowledge of the construction industry.

Program Locations

  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College, Pipestone 56164
Minnesota West Community and Technical College
1450 Collegeway Worthington, MN 56187 Toll-Free: (800) 658-2330 Local: (800) 658-2330 TTY: (800) 658-2330 Email:

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