Do you enjoy organizing, overseeing, and orchestrating outdoor projects? Or perhaps you enjoy building your own furniture from wood and other materials? If so, then you might have the right tools to pursue an Associate of Technical Study in Construction Management: Carpentry at Hocking College.
Students interested in pursuing this degree program should be aware that a huge part of their success in this industry will depend on their ability to
secure an apprenticeship.
In January 2018, Hocking College entered into a partnership with the Ohio Carpenters' Joint Apprenticeship and Training Program to begin offering a pre-apprenticeship program. This partnership will incorporate Hocking College’s existing Carpentry Program with the Apprenticeship’s training cycle.
Students who take advantage of this partnership between the College and the Apprenticeship Program will receive the following opportunities:
- Access to on-the-job training
- Professional journeymen as instructors
- Job placement assistance
- Pathways to joining a union
- Networking opportunities
What Are the Entry Requirements?
Students who want to become a part of this carpentry pre-apprenticeship program must meet the following requirements:
- 18 years or older
- High school diploma or equivalent
- Valid driver’s license
- Pass a drug test
- Reading comprehension skills (7th grade level)
- Math skills (8th grade level)
What Other Benefits Does This Program Have?
Students who enroll in Hocking College’s pre-apprenticeship program will also
have access to the following benefits:
- Job shadowing
- OSHA safety training
- Visitation to construction worksites
- Visitation to apprenticeship training centers
Students in the program will also learn about safety procedures for hand tools and small power equipment, the history of union construction trades, and the various apprenticeship opportunities in the construction business.
Where Can I Get More Information About This Program?
For more information on this degree program, contact Program Manager Adam Fowler by email by at email@example.com or by phone at (740) 753-6357.