Program Description

The carpentry program prepares students in the basic skills necessary for all occupations in construction. Students begin their study in nine modules, which include: safety; math; materials; hand and power tools; construction drawings; basic rigging; communication; and employability skills. Students then advance to courses which provide hands-on application of technical knowledge and skills. In these courses students will apply all aspects of basic carpentry and will receive instruction in: technical mathematics; framing; construction materials and selection; job estimating; blueprint reading; foundations and roughing-in; finish carpentry techniques; and applicable codes and standards.


CRN Course Name Credits
Required Technical Courses
CCP 100 Introductory Craft Skills 3
CCP 105 Carpentry Basics 4
CCP 110 Floors, Walls, Ceiling and Framing 4
CCP 115 Roof and Framing 3
CCP 120 Windows, Doors and Stairs 3
SAF 101 Safety Orientation / OSHA 10 1
Total 18

Admission Requirements & Additional Information

Program Checklist


WATC is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

The Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500 • Chicago, IL 60604 • 800.621.7440

accreditedNCCERWATC’s Grove Campus is a training, assessment and education facility for the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER).

Currently, WATC is accredited in Carpentry and HVAC.

4004 N. Webb Road, Wichita, KS 67226
New students may contact:

Beth Ferrell

Admissions Specialist


Current students may contact:

Kris Dean

Academic Coach


Beth KrisDean
316.677.1091 (NCAT)
316.677.1963 (NCAT / Grove)