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

Classes

  • Tuesdays, 5:00–9:00pm
  • September 14, 2021 – February 15, 2022
    • September 14, 21, 28
    • October 5, 12, 19, 26
    • November 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
    • December 7, 14, 21
    • January 4, 11, 18, 25
    • February 1, 8, 15

Location: Cedar Falls Center
Instructor: Trevor Engels
Cost: $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

Classes

  • Wednesdays, 5:00–9:00pm
  • September 8, 2021 – February 23, 2022
    • September 8, 15, 22, 29
    • October 6, 13, 20, 27
    • November 3, 10, 17
    • December 1, 8, 15
    • January 5, 12, 19, 26
    • February 2, 9, 16, 23

Location: Cedar Falls Center
Instructor: Robert Ball
Cost: $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 3

Classes

  • Mondays, 5:00–9:00pm
  • August 16, 2021 – January 31, 2022
    • August 16, 23, 30
    • September 13, 20, 27
    • October 4, 11, 18, 25
    • November 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
    • December 6, 13, 20
    • January 3, 10, 24, 31

Location: Cedar Falls Center
Instructor: Robert Ball, Rose Dallenbach, Kenny Gebert
Cost: $775

Topics

  • Windows, Door, Floor, and Ceiling Trim
  • Cabinet Installation
  • Properties of Concrete
  • Rigging Equipment/Rigging Practices
  • Trenching and Excavating
  • Introduction to Construction Equipment
  • Reinforcing Concrete
  • Foundations and Slab-on-Grade
  • Vertical Formwork
  • Horizontal Formwork
  • Handling and Placing Concrete

Level 4

Classes

  • Thursdays, 5:00–9:00pm
  • September 9, 2021 – February 24, 2022
    • September 9, 16, 23, 30
    • October 7, 14, 21, 28
    • November 4, 11, 18
    • December 2, 9, 16
    • January 6, 13, 20, 27
    • February 3, 10, 17, 24

Location: Cedar Falls Center
Instructor: Bob Yount
Cost: $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 Jerry Orr

Business & Community Education

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

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