2022-2023 Course Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Dec 11, 2023  
2022-2023 Course Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Carpentry-Residential Diploma Program Fact Sheet

What is a Residential Carpenter? Carpenters usually construct and repair building frameworks and structures - such as stairways, door-frames, walls, and rafters. They also may install kitchen cabinets, siding, and drywall. They usually refer to blueprints and follow the directions of a general contractor.
Diploma and Certificates
  • Residential Carpentry, Diploma
  • Certified Construction Worker, Certificate
  • Finish Carpenter, Certificate
  • Framing Carpenter, Certificate
Prerequisite Courses
  1. Students can be provisionally accepted to the Residential Carpentry diploma program, but must complete all learning support courses before taking the diploma level General Education courses required to graduate from this diploma program. For specific prerequisites please refer to the Course Descriptions in the online catalog.
  2. COFC 1020  is required to take CARP courses.
Semester Program Begins Fall semester for day program
Spring semester for evening program
Suggested First Classes
Application Process Applicants to the Residential Carpentry diploma program must meet all admission requirements; complete an application and pay the application fee. Individuals apply to Gwinnett Technical College at GwinnettTech.edu, submit all transcripts from high school and previous college work, and take the ACCUPLACER test, if required.
Program Deadlines You may enter in the fall or spring semester.
For more information, contact: Dennis Bowers, program director, DBowers@GwinnettTech.edu, 678.226.6649.
For admission and enrollment, contact: Enrollment Support Center in Building 100 at the Lawrenceville campus, or Building A at the Alpharetta-North Fulton campus, or email ACTTeam@GwinnettTech.edu.

Quick Facts

(This data was compiled from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.)

2016 Median pay            $33,980 to $36,940
Entry level education            Associate degree, diploma, certificate
Number of jobs, 2014 - 2024            443,700
Job growth, 2014 - 2024            13%

Gwinnett Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. Lisa Richardson, Title IX, and Section 504 Coordinator, 5150 Sugarloaf Parkway, Building 100, Room 407, Lawrenceville, GA 30043, 678-226-6691, LRichardson@GwinnettTech.edu.