This certificate prepares you for entry level jobs in the construction industry. The latest in carpentry techniques and building materials will be taught.

All Construction students are required to have their own personal tool set to use for classroom/lab projects.
View the Tools and Purchasing Procedures

To register or if you have questions:

Nicholas Demke
Career Navigator
Sioux City Campus, Admissions
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Estimated Program Costs

In-state tuition and fees: $3,168.00 *
Out-of-state tuition and fees: $3,184.50 *
Educational fees: $97.00/semester
Estimated books: $200.00/semester
Estimated transportation and personal expense: $2,273.00/semester
Estimated housing and meals: $3,825.00/semester

* This is an approximate cost based on tuition and fees set by the Board of Directors before each school year. Course level fees may also apply. Additional charges for licensure or credential testing may be a part of your program.

Required Classes for Carpentry | Cert

SDV 108 The College Experience 1
CON 136 Introduction to Construction Shop 1
CON 204 Basic Framing Techniques 4
CON 366 Exterior Finishing 4
CON 209 Introduction to Drywall 1
CON 367 Interior Doors, Cabinets and Millwork 2.5
MAT 772 Applied Math 3

Entrance Requirements

Submit your official high school/college transcripts to

Meet Your Faculty and Staff

Bob Wilcke
Carpentry Instructor
712.274.8733 Ext. 1473
Sioux City, Room H202
Kevin Woockman
Director of Building Trades and Apprenticeship
Sioux City Campus