Carpentry Fundamentals Certificate Program

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Launch your career in construction for free at SRJC!

This Fall, enroll in OSHA 10 Prep (Adult Education 740) and Carpentry Tools and Safety (Adult Education 739) to begin your journey in carpentry!

  • Carpentry Fundamentals is FREE -- no tuition and no material fees required
  • Earn a $1,500 stipend upon completion! (Fall 2024 only)
  • Hands-on training in residential framing and rough carpentry
  • All-new tools and equipment in a brand-new facility on the SRJC Petaluma campus
  • Day, evening, and Saturday classes offered -- view Fall '24 options at links below and in SRJC's online course schedule
  • Classes offered in both English and Spanish


View the full Carpentry Fundamentals certificate course sequence:

Certificate of Completion

The Carpentry Fundamentals Certificate of Completion is a sequence of four courses that prepares students for a career in residential framing (rough carpentry).                         
  • ADLTED 740 - OSHA 10 Certification Preparation            
  • ADLTED 739 - Carpentry Tool Use and Safety       
  • ADLTED 747A - Carpentry I         
  • ADLTED 747B - Carpentry II      

Program Student Learning Outcomes

  • Use carpentry tools in a safe and effective manner.      
  • Perform calculations and measurements required for work in residential carpentry.     
  • Construct floors, walls, stairs, ceilings, and roofs for residential homes.