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Architecture and Construction Career Cluster: Framing

Career Cluster Presentation

Donna Huger

on 11 February 2013

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Transcript of Architecture and Construction Career Cluster: Framing

Educational Requirements Aspiring carpenters may complete coursework at a junior or community college or a university.

Many schools offer 2-year associate's degree programs in carpentry or 4-year bachelor's degree programs for construction.

Classes cover framing and other facets of carpentry such as woodworking, instillation, maintenance and material repair.

Some schools also offer a carpentry apprenticeship to ensure that the student gains enough experience on the job. Framing Carpenter: Career Profile FRAMING CARPENTER
CAREER PROFILE Salary Overview According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, foundation, structure and building exterior contractors made a mean annual wage of $41,280 as of 2010; this equals about $19.85 an hour (www.bls.gov). The mean wage for all types of carpenters was $43,890 annually, or $21.10 an hour.

Framing Carpenter in Charleston, SC - $29,000 http://www.indeed.com/salary?q1=Carpenter&l1=Charleston%2C+SC Donna B. Huger ARCHITECTURE AND CONSTRUCTION CAREER CLUSTER Framing carpenters participate in the woodworking aspect of construction carpentry and create the framework for buildings and other structures.

Framing carpenters are involved in activities as diverse as building bridges and highways.

They may work for remodeling office fronts or take on tasks related to home improvement.

They may also be responsible for large construction jobs, such as framing walls or building scaffolding.

Due to the nature of the work, these professionals travel frequently and spend most of their hours on construction sites, which may involve being outdoors or in extreme conditions for long periods of time. Atlantic Group
1998 Cane Gully Rd.
Moncks Corner, SC 29461
Phone: (843) 565-3999
Fax: (843) 565-3193 Mr. Rod Gorhman, Plant Manager
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