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Regular Hours, Summer 2024

Summer Hours: May 13 - July 26, 2024: Monday - Thursday 8:00am - 4:30pm, Friday 8:00am - 12:00pm

Carpentry Apprenticeship

Hawkeye offers four levels of carpentry apprenticeship curriculum approved by the Department of Labor for individuals who are sponsored by an employer or local business. The apprenticeship classes fulfill the 144 classroom training hours required by an approved apprenticeship program.

Attendance is required.

For more information or to register for the Carpentry Apprenticeship program, contact the trade and industry coordinator.

Level 1

Class Information

Dates: September 10, 2024 – February 25, 2025 No class October 1, December 24, January 1
Day/Time: Tuesdays, 5:00–9:00pm
Location: Cedar Falls Center
Instructor: Jacob Ham
Tuition: $775

Topics

  • Basic Employable Skills
  • Exterior Finishing
  • Introduction to Construction Math
  • Introduction to Hand Tools and Power Tools
  • Basic Communication Skills
  • Introduction to Materials Handling
  • Building Materials, Fasteners, and Adhesives
  • Introduction to Construction Drawings, Specifications, and Layout
  • Floor Systems
  • OSHA 10-Hour Construction
  • Wall Systems
  • Residential Doors and Windows
  • Thermal and Moisture Protection

Level 2

Class Information

Dates: September 11, 2024 – February 26, 2025 No class November 27, December 25, January 1
Day/Time: Wednesdays, 5:00–9:00pm
Location: Cedar Falls Center
Instructor: Trevor Engels
Tuition: $775

Topics

  • Ceiling Joist and Roof Framing
  • Basic Stair Layout
  • Doors and Door Hardware
  • Commercial Drawings
  • Cold-Formed Steel Framing
  • Roofing Applications: Residential
  • Drywall Installation
  • Drywall Finishing
  • Suspended Ceilings

Level 4

Class Information

Dates: October 10, 2024 – February 20, 2025
Day/Time: Tuesday – Thursday, 5:00–9:00pm
Class Meets:

  • October 10, 17, 24, 31
  • November 7, 14, 21
  • January 21, 22, 23, 28, 29, 30
  • February 4, 5, 6, 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20

Location: Cedar Falls Center
Instructor: Jared Boyd and Victor Bienfang
Tuition: $975

Topics

  • Combination Welding and Cutting
  • Fundamentals of Crew Leadership
  • Site Layout
  • Site Layout I: Differential Leveling
  • Site Layout II: Angular and Distance Measurement
  • Site Preparation
  • Tilt-Up Wall Panels

License Renewal

A variety of classes are available to fulfill license requirements, brush up on skills, or learn new techniques.

View and Register for Continuing Education Classes

Contact Information

Trade & Industry Coordinator

Jerry Orr
319-296-2329, ext.3010
Email Hawkeye Trades and Industry Education

Business & Community Education

Cedar Falls Center
319-277-2490
319-266-6772 (fax)
Email Business and Community Education

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