Program Overview

  • Location
  • Tuition
  • Program Length
    6 weeks
  • Learning Environment
  • Financial Aid
    FAFSA Eligible

Program Description

The Carpentry Technology (CARP) program is designed to provide students with fundamental knowledge and hands-on skills necessary for a promising career in the building and construction industry. Upon completion of the CARP program, graduates are prepared to enter the Carpenters Apprenticeship Program, which is widely recognized as the most common pathway into the carpentry field. The CARP program sets individuals on a path towards a meaningful and rewarding professional journey in the construction industry.

The classroom hours completed in this program also count towards the journey worker hours, contributing to professional development.

Degrees & Certificates

Associate of Applied Science – Carpentry Technology (63 credits) – Tuition: $8,253

Certificate of Achievement – Carpentry Technology (29-30 credits) – Tuition: $3,799-$3,930

In addition to the tuition fees, there are additional costs associated with the Carpentry Technology program. These include textbooks and tools, which amount to approximately $460 for the first year and $50 for each succeeding year.


After completing the Carpentry Technology program, graduates can pursue various job opportunities such as Carpenters, First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers, and Helpers–Carpenters. These roles involve working in construction and building projects, overseeing teams, and providing assistance to experienced carpenters.

Learn more about Honolulu Community College’s Carpentry Technology program