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Carpenters are an important part of the construction workforce and also one of the oldest skilled trades, which is very much needed in modern construction. The construction sector requires a wide range of carpeting methods, including building furniture, construction of houses and enterprises. The trade of carpentry deals with tasks such as the cutting, shaping, and installation of buildings, ships, and other structures during construction dealing with wood. Carpenters have traditionally been known to use natural wood. Their ability to cut, form and develop natural wood into necessary forms is applaudable. Carpentry has evolved over the years in line with tools and technology.

To be a successful carpenter hard work and precision are required. If you like working with your hands here is where you can learn more about this course and proceed to your next step. Even though a formal degree is not mandatory to enter the field, aspirants may choose to pursue carpentry programmes that are offered by various schools and colleges. There are a variety of courses available to help you build the required set of skills needed and help you to get ready to start your career.

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Study Levels

Carpentry programs provide students with formal training and education as well as required experience in the field.
Degrees in this course can be pursued at different levels, these are:
Doctorate
Masters Degree
Bachelors Degree
Post Graduate Diploma Courses
Associate Degree
Certificate Courses
Diploma Courses

Specialisations

Carpentry programs provide students with formal training and education as well as required experience in the field.
Degrees in this course can be pursued at different levels, these are:
Doctorate
Masters Degree
Bachelors Degree
Post Graduate Diploma Courses
Associate Degree
Certificate Courses
Diploma Courses

Throwing Caps

Carpentry is a broad field and interested candidates can choose to specialise in a particular field and take up different roles, these include:

Rough Carpenter
Jointer
Trim Carpenter

Cabinet Maker
Ship's Carpenter
Framer
Roofer

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Employability

Carpentry is a versatile occupation in the construction industry, with workers usually trained to do many different tasks. The following are some of the career paths they can follow:

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    Apprentice Carpenters
    Beam Builders
    Brattice Builders
    Building Carpenters
    Carpenter Apprentices
    Commercial Carpenters
    Construction Carpenters

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    Counter Installers
    Custom Wood Stair Builders
    Finish Carpenters
    Hardwood Floor Installers
    House Carpenters
    Industrial Carpenters
    Residential Carpenters
    Rough Carpenters
    Wood Floor Layers