Advanced Carpentry Level 1 /TRADES603 Training 

NIT Alaska - Advanced Carpentry Level 1 Training in Alaska
Our Location
Anchorage, AK
3700 Centerpoint Dr, Suite 102
907-743-7700
Palmer, AK
1740 N. Terrilou Ct.
907-357-6400, 1-888-367-6482
Program Description

This program combines classroom and practical hands-on experiences developed by the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER). Students will receive training for Carpentry Level One with key elements of Carpentry Level Two.

Students will be equipped with their own toolbox including hand-tools and PPE that they keep upon completion.

Curriculum
  • Basic Stair Layout. Contact Hours: 12.5
  • Building Materials, Fasteners, and Adhesives. Contact Hours: 7.5
  • Ceiling Joist and Roof Framing. Contact Hours: 40
  • Commercial Drawings. Contact Hours: 25
  • Doors and Door Hardware. Contact Hours: 20
  • Exterior Finishing. Contact Hours: 35
  • Floor Systems. Contact hours: 27.5
  • Hand and Power Tools. Contact Hours: 7.5
  • Introduction to Building Envelope Systems. Contact Hours: 12.5
  • Introduction to Construction Drawings, Specifications, and Layout. Contact Hours: 20
  • NCCER Core Curriculum. Contact Hours: 72.5
  • Orientation to the trade. Contact hours: 5
  • Roofing Applications. Contact Hours: 25
  • Thermal and Moisture Protection. Contact Hours: 7.5
  • Wall Systems. Contact Hours: 20
  • Window, Door, Floor, and Ceiling Trim. Contact Hours: 25
Certifications or Certificates

Graduates who successfully complete the course have the opportunity to earn the following certifications or certificates.

  • National Center for Construction Education & Research certification for Carpentry Level 1
  • National Center for Construction Education & Research certification for Core Curriculum
  • NIT Certificate of Completion
Length of Program
  • 362.5 Hours (Homework Required)
Format of Program
  • Format may vary. Please contact the office for most up-to-date schedule. 
Prerequisites for Enrollment
  • 18 Years of Age or Older
  • DOT Equivalent Drug Test (If accepted, test can be done no more than 10 days before class begins)
  • Hard-toed work boots or similar
  • Pre-Participation Physical
  • Social Security Card
  • Valid Alaska Driver's License or State Issued Photo ID Card
Upcoming Courses Course Cost:
$6,500