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Program Outcomes

Upon completion of the Carpentry program at RCTC, students will be able to:

  • Show skills in communication, confident decision-making, and team work enabling students to work as a productive member of a construction crew.
  • Demonstrate the safe use of the appropriate tools, materials, and techniques as required to carry out work on a building project.
  • Read and interpret information from blueprints and specifications.
  • Estimate materials and labor costs to complete a building project.
  • Perform general carpentry skills, apply codes, and safety standards.
  • Adapt a sense of pride, professionalism, and the desire to progress and excel in the construction trades.
  • Build character and gain confidence to seek employment within the skilled trades.


Contact Information
(507) 285-7210 or 1‑800‑247‑1296
Rochester Community and Technical College
851 30th Ave SE :: Rochester, MN 55904-4999
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Rochester Community and Technical College, a member of Minnesota State.
RCTC is an affirmative action, equal opportunity educator and employer.
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