Carpentry Training Program

Carpentry Training Program

10-Week Rebuild Texas Carpentry Training Program

Del Mar College and the Rebuild Texas Fund Carpentry Skills Training Grant

Helping Texans Get Back to Work After Hurricane Harvey

The Del Mar College, Continuing Education Department is now accepting students for registration.
The Rebuild Texas Fund supports the economic recovery of Texas communities devastated by Hurricane Harvey Limited Seating available CALL (361) 698-2122 and Register Today!

Carpentry Skills Training - Summer 2019

Start Date:    Monday, July 29, 2019
End Date:       Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Hours:             Monday – Thursday (MTWR)
8:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Location(s):

1801 Omohundro Street
Rockport, TX 78382

2789 Avenue G
Ingleside, TX 78362 

Tuition Free: Funding received through the Rebuild Texas Fund

Students seeking to register for coursework, will do so by visiting the Center for Economic Development located at 3209 S Staples Street, Corpus Christi, TX 78411 (Corner of Staples and Kostoryz Road) or Call Career Counselor, Naomi Vasquez Freeze at (361) 790-3189 for more information. Students who have been displaced and were affected by Hurricane Harvey are encouraged to visit their local Workforce Solutions office to determine eligibility and approval for financial assistance.

Del Mar College – Rebuild Texas Carpentry Skills Training

Texas continues to experience a growing demand for workers in the construction industry as we work to rebuild our communities and employ a construction trade’s workforce after the disaster of Hurricane Harvey. The Texas population continues to grow rapidly and Del Mar College (DMC) is committed to providing skills training in carpentry to help students move towards employment into the workforce in industries seeking qualified Carpenters in the Coastal Bend area.

Del Mar College is in the business of training students for sustainable careers. The DMC Summer 2019 Rebuild Texas Carpentry Skills Training for Cohort #2 and #3 will begin Monday, July 29, 2019 kicking off with the foundation for Safety.

The OSHT 1015 – Safety and Accident Prevention course is a pre-requisite to the Carpentry Skills Training funded by the Rebuild Texas Fund to ensure students understand the importance of safety on construction projects and job sites. Upon completion of the OSHA 30 Hour Construction Course, students will be offered to test for an OSHA 30-Hour Construction Certification making for an excellent resume builder.

Students will transition into DFTG 1015 Introduction to Blueprint Reading course to understand how a set of blueprint drawings are put together. Starting at the very beginning, learning about drawing types, scale and the interrelationships between drawings and how project information is conveyed throughout a set of construction documents. Students will take two additional courses; CNBT 1018 Construction Tools and Techniques ending the training with CRPT 1000 in Framing and General Construction.

UPON COMPLETION OF THE 10-WEEK REBUILD TEXAS CARPENTRY SKILLS TRAINING, STUDENTS MAY BE REFERRED TO CONTRACTORS AND BUILDERS FOR HIRE.

OSHT 1015 - Safety and Accident Prevention - TUITION FREE

Location for training is in Rockport and Ingleside, TX

OSHT 1015 is a pre-requisite to the Rebuild Texas Carpentry Skills Training. Students who have a current OSHA 30-Hour Certification may be exempted from OSHT 1015.

The course provides a comprehensive safety program designed for students involved in the construction industry. Students will recognize and evaluate hazards in the workplace and implement control measures including engineering, administrative, and personal protective equipment (PPE).

Students will address the common occupational hazards; describe the components of effective workplace design and accident prevention programs; and demonstrate correct selection and safe use of PPE. Upon completion of OSHT 1015, students will be offered to test for an OSHA 30-Hour Construction Certification.
Course Name Dates Location Days Time
OSHT 1015 SAFETY AND ACCIDENT PREVENTION 7/29/2019 – 8/1/2019 Rockport & Ingleside

MTWR 4 Days

8:00am - 5:00pm

DFTG 1015 – Intro to Blueprint Reading – TUITION FREE

Intro to Blueprint Reading is an introductory blueprint reading for residential and light commercial construction. The course provides students with scale prints using architectural and engineering scales; identify construction blueprint symbols and abbreviations; interpret a set of construction contract documents, and correlate elevations, sections, details, plan views, schedules and general notes. This is a pass or fail course. The course grade is based on your score on the Module Exams and whether you complete the Performance Tests satisfactorily.

Course Name Dates Location Days Time
DFTG 1015 Intro to Blueprint Reading 08/5/2019 –08/21/2019 Rockport & Ingleside MTWR 11 Days 8:00am - 5:00pm

CNBT 1018 – Construction Tools & Techniques - TUITION FREE 

Construction Tools and Techniques provides and introduction to the carpentry trade including safety,
tools, equipment, terminology, and methods. Students will learning how to establish safe work
practices; describe fasteners and adhesives; define terms associated with building materials utilized by
carpenters; describe handling and storage procedures; demonstrate the use and care of tools and
equipment; and perform mathematical computations used by the Carpenter. This is a pass or fail
course. The course grade is based on your score on the Module Exams and whether you complete the
Performance Tests satisfactorily.

Course Name Dates Location Days Time
CNBT 1018 Construction Tools and Techniques 08/22/2019 –
09/19/2019
Rockport & Ingleside MTWR 16 Days 8:00am - 5:00pm

CRPT 1000 - Framing & General Construction - TUITION FREE

Framing and General Construction provides students with the knowledge and skills required to erect wood frame structure with emphasis on layout and construction of floors, walls, and roofs. Training includes safety procedures for using hand and power tools and structural materials. Also carpentry maintenance common to any construction will be covered. Includes drywall repair; caulking, sealing, and weather-stripping; replacement of hinges and lock sets; glazing; and on-the-job safety with hand and power tools. Student will understand how to list, layout and construct components of wood frame structures, select, use, and maintain tools and equipment; and practice construction safety. Students will demonstrate safe-work habits; use, and maintain tools and equipment; identify basic material used to repair framed structures, windows, and doors. The course grade is based on your score on the Module Exams and whether you complete the Performance Tests satisfactorily.

Course Name Dates Location Days Time
CRPT 1000 Framing & General Construction 9/23/2019 –
10/01/2019
Rockport & Ingleside MTWRF 6 Days 8:00am - 5:00pm

Program Requirements

Welcome to the Del Mar College Construction Trades Academy, 10-Week Carpentry Training Program. We are excited and value your commitment to continuing your education in the trades industry. Our goal is to provide you quality instruction in a distraction-free, positive learning environment. This program is available to trainees, age 18 or above as well as displaced workers. THE FOLLOWING ARE THE STANDARDS AND EXPECTATIONS FOR THIS PROGRAM TO WHICH YOU AGREE AND ABIDE BY WHEN REGISTERING FOR COURSES. READ THE REQUIREMENTS THOROUGHLY BELOW FOR THIS PROGRAM PRIOR TO REGISTERING.

Schedule

The program prepares students for immediate work into the construction and trades industry. The schedule begins with OSHA 30 Construction. Students seeking to register and pay for coursework, will do so by visiting the Center for Economic Development located at the corner of Staples and Kostoryz Road. The physical address is 3209 S Staples Street, Corpus Christi, TX 78411 or you may call 361-698-1328 or 698-2122 for more information. Students who have been displaced and were affected by Hurricane Harvey are encouraged to visit their local Workforce Solutions office to determine eligibility and approval for financial assistance.

Attendance

To ensure compliance with program standards, your attendance is crucial. STUDENTS MAY NOT MISS ANY DAYS OF CLASS PER COURSE OFFERING. ANY DAYS MISSED MUST BE APPROVED BY THE INSTRUCTORS AND WORKFORCE SOLUTIONS. ATTENDANCE GUIDELINES WILL BE COVERED IN THE SYLLABUS YOU WILL BE ISSUED.

Students who wish to withdraw from the program MUST do so by the 3rd class day (census date). See the course schedule in the previous pages to determine the census date for dropping courses.

Grading

STUDENTS MUST PASS A FINAL EXAM FOR COURSEWORK AND MEET ATTENDANCE REQUIREMENTS IN ORDER TO RECEIVE CERTIFICATION.

Program Outcomes

Students will receive a Continuing Education, Certificate of Completion for each course completed upon full participation of the course.

Breaks

Breaks will be provided throughout the day. Please be mindful of break times and return times from each break as indicated by your instructor. Excessive breaks without instructor consent will count against your attendance.

Cell Phone Use

NO cellphone use is permitted during class time. You may use your phone before class after class or during breaks. Failure to comply will result in phones being collected at the beginning of class each day. Specific cell phone guidelines will be covered in the syllabus.

Smoking Policy

Del Mar College prohibits the use of tobacco, E-cigarettes, vaping pens and any other related products and devices by any employee, student, or visitor on all premises owned, rented, leased, or supervised by the College District, including all College District facilities, buildings, and grounds. This prohibition applies to property owned by others that the College District uses by agreement, and further applies to all District vehicles. (Del Mar College Policy B5.39).

Professional Disposition

We expect that students maintain a professional and respectful disposition while attending classes at Del Mar College. Students are expected to deal respectfully with each other and the instructor’s, and appropriate language will be needed, as is often the case on a construction site. We value your commitment to the program and work hard to promote a positive, safe, learning environment free of distractions and disruptions.

For a further description of the Del Mar College policy on behavior, please review the Student Code of Conduct: http://dmc122011.delmar.edu/policymanual/pmcurrent/ch7/ch7.html#b7_13

Disability Services

Students who may require or want to request services for a disability must work through the Disability Services Office. The Disability Services Office is located at the Del Mar College East Campus inside of the Harvin Center- Room 188. Phone number: 361-698-1292.

Page last updated June 10, 2019.