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Capital Region Career & Technical School

Carpentry Services

Carpentry Services Carpentry Services is a career studies program for students who want to learn hands-on at an alternative pace. Individuals trained and experienced in carpentry and building maintenance are always in demand in construction, finishing and rehabilitation of homes, office buildings, schools, hospitals, stores, parks and hotels.

Fast Facts

Information provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

  • Job Projections: 8 percent annual growth in new jobs through 2026
  • Median U.S. Salary: $43,600 per year (in 2016)
  • Education requirements: Although most carpenters learn their trade through an apprenticeship, some learn on the job, starting as a helper.


How Capital Region BOCES CTE can get you there

Students in the Carpentry Services program at the Albany campus learn the skills needed for entry-level positions in the construction and building maintenance fields.

Upon completion, students may continue their studies in the Building Trades program, through the BOCES Adult Education program or at a community college. As a result, opportunities abound for trained construction and renovation professionals.

Click here for units of study.



Teacher: Paul Roberts (Learn more about him)

Guidance couselor: Mary Lou Hamel (email Mary Lou)




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