CCL Construction Trades: Carpentry (Level One)

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification, Community college certification

Method of Delivery

Hybrid or blended

When offered

Daytime Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

Carpentry/Carpenter. 460201


Description: CCL Construction Trades: Carpentry (5108)
The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Construction Trades: Carpentry is designed to provide knowledge, safety, and skills in the carpentry construction trade. This program is an introduction to common construction skills to include safety, codes, construction drawings, tools, wall systems, flooring systems, and roof systems. Students can seek employment as carpentry technicians on residential and commercial job sites. A Certificate of Competency (CCT) in Construction Trades: Carpentry is available. A second Carpentry CCL and Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Construction Technology are also available.

Competencies to be achieved:
Practice Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards in daily work.
Recognize the interrelationships among the construction trades.
Describe the implications of working in construction trades.
Use, maintain and secure materials, tools and equipment according to professional standards.
Maintain the work space according to professional standards.
Interpret construction plans to perform a task.
Perform calculations needed for the carpentry trade.
Build wall, roof, and floor systems using appropriate materials, codes and tools.
Demonstrate efficient and quality work.
Effectively communicate with all stakeholders.
Effectively work within a team structure.
Demonstrate professionalism with conduct and ethics.

Classes you'll take:
CON103 - Foundations of Construction Safety
CON104 - Hand and Power Tools, Equipment, and Workspace
CON105 - Construction Calculations
CON107 - Construction Drawing Introduction
CON110 - Carpentry: Floor Systems
CON111 - Carpentry: Wall Systems
CON112 - Carpentry Ceiling Joist and Roof Framing

The Spring 2022 semester begins on Jan 15 2022. You can apply for admission now, and secure your spot in classes when registration opens in November.


Program Length (Weeks)




Entrance Requirements



South Mountain Community College - Phoenix

WIOA Approved Program


Training Location(s)

7050 S 24th St

Local WIB

5 - City of Phoenix, Phoenix Workforce Connection

Name of Credential

NCCER, Certificate of Completion in Construction Trades: Electrical

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

Program is eligible for Financial Aid. Students are encouraged to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at to see if they qualify. Must have HS Diploma/GED to qualify for federal aid. GED info available.

Refund Policy

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

Yes - Higher Learning Commission

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?


Cost Items

Books (Estimated)

$104.50 Carpentry Level 1 Trainee Guide (Required) 5th edition ISBN: 9780133403800 Author: Nccer Estimated Price: $104.50 (new)

Testing/Exam Fees


Graduation Fees

$25.00 No cost for graduation processing or first diploma. $25 covers participation in the commencement ceremony held every spring (optional).

In-State/District Tuition

$1,360.00 16 Credits at $85 per credit.

Other Fees

$345.00 Estimated class fees

Out-of-State/District Tuition

$5,216.00 16 credits at $326 per credit.

Registration Fee


Supplies/Materials/Hand Tools (not included in tuition)

$642.80 While all needed tools and equipment will be provided during the cohort program, the faculty suggested what each student should purchase pre-employment, $642.80 for both levels one (CCL Construction Trades: Carpentry) and two (CCL Construction Trades: Carpentry, Commercial and Residential).

Total In-State Program Cost


Total Out-of-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

$13.29 per hour

Provider Status



7050 South 24th Street, Phoenix, Arizona 85042

Phone Number

(602) 243-8123

Web Address

Last Updated

Sep 16, 2021


Jul 09, 2020