At a Glance:

Contact: Hector Celis
Hector Celis, Carpentry Instructor
Phone: 404-225-4621
Email:
Campus: Main
Department: Academic Affairs, Academic Affairs, Industrial & Transportation Technologies Division

Credentials

, Department Chair
Email: hcelis@atlantattech.edu
Direct: (404) 225-4621

 

 

Commercial Carpenter

Program Overview

The Commercial Carpenter certificate program provides instruction in the field of commercial construction. Topics include site layout, footings, and foundations, concrete forming, site development, steel rigging and reinforcing, and an internship/practicum opportunity. 

Minimum Program Length: 1 Semester

Estimated Program Cost: $1,633

 

Entrance Requirements

Admissions Requirements
  • Must be 16 years of age
  • Completion of high school or GED and submission of official transcript required to apply
  • Achievement of minimum program admission scores in Reading, English, and Math
  • Transfer of previous post secondary credits will be determined by the registrar

Student Performance/Graduation Requirements: Students must maintain a 2.0 grade point average and complete all required courses to graduate.

 

 

Course Overview

Contact Hours
Credit Hours
Occupational Courses (9 hours)
Introduces the concepts and practices of basic site layout, footings, and foundation construction. Students will use layout equipment for onsite laboratory practice. Topics include: zoning restrictions and codes, batter board installation, builder\\\'s level, squaring methods, footings, plot plan interpretation, materials estimation, foundation types, foundation forms, edge forms, waterproofing, soil testing and excavation.
2
45
Provides instruction in the identification and installation of a variety of doors, frames, and door hardware for commercial construction applications. Topics include: door types, door hardware, thresholds, weatherstripping, and overhead doors.
This course provides instruction in the development of construction sites with an emphasis on surveying, materials and processes for concrete forming and usage, and the various methods and materials used in the handling and rigging of steel components.
Select One of the Following (3 - 4 hours)
4
90
This course introduces the procedures and methods for identifying materials, cost estimating, and installation of interior finishes and trim. Topics include materials identification, cost estimating, trim, insulation, doors, gypsum wallboard, and paneling used in finishing jobs.
The Carpentry Internship/Practicum course allows students the opportunity to complete an internship with a local business or industry, or to undertake a practical project in a lab setting if internship opportunities are not available.