Carpentry

Master your carpentry skills, build your future.

Build your future with a degree in carpentry from Bates. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the 2017 media pay for a carpenter was $45,170 per year and employment is expected to grow. This is a pre-apprenticeship program for the South Puget Sound Carpenters Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee.

General Information

Career Advisor: Jim Field
253.680.7403 | jfield@batestech.edu

Location: South Campus
Hours: 7:30AM - 3:00PM

Program Length: Six Quarters

  • National Median Salary$46,590
  • National Potential Annual Job Openings116,300

This information is base on data from April 2020. For updated information, visit careeronestop, a database sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor.

Tuition and Fees

At Bates, our tuition is affordable and there are options to help make it even easier to gain an education. Federal aid is available for many of our students. Scholarships are also available through the Bates Foundation.

See if you qualify for other funding through our special funding programs with the Workforce Education office.

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 Associate of Applied Science
CARPENTRY 
CIP: 46.0201 EPC: 745  

Students prepare for apprenticeship employment in the construction industry, filling positions such as carpenter, framer, concrete worker, and interior and exterior finisher. Off-campus building and remodeling projects provide opportunities for extensive practical training, giving students valuable experience in the trade, from estimating construction projects through all phases of construction. This is a pre-apprenticeship program for the South Puget Sound Carpenters Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee.

At the successful completion of the program curriculum, students will be able to:

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Bates instructors are industry experts who enjoy working with and teaching students.

Instructors

  • Dan Smith

    253.680.7453 | Email

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