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North Olympic Peninsula Skills Center
(360) 565-1533


Building Trades

Students learn the carpentry trade in this preapprenticeship class with Carpenters’ Union approved curriculum. Students receive on the job training in fundamental blueprint reading, foundation construction, subfloor construction, rough framing wall and roof construction, siding installation, drywall, finish work, and more. Transportation is provided from Port Angeles High School to the Skill Center.

Career Opportunities:

What You Will Learn:

  • Safety and First Aid
  • Math and Management
  • Hand and Power Tools
  • Plan Reading, Codes, Cost Estimates, Materials, Marketing
  • Lot Development and Foundation
  • Sub floor Systems
  • Wall Construction
  • Roofs
  • Exterior Finish (Siding & Trim)
  • Professional Development/Leadership Skills



Crediting Options

Earn up to 1.5 credits per semester. 1.0 for the class, 0.5 for Applied Math credit.

Available Courses

Available Classes

Construction Trades
June 26 - July 19. Learn the basics of the construction trade. Framing,
carpentry, and the use of basic tools to build useful
creations. Instructor: Wilson, NOPSC
Summer 2017

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905 West 9th Street
Port Angeles, WA 98363
(360) 565-1533