Carpentry at Red Rocks Community College

The Carpentry (CAR) Program provides theory along with hands-on training for job-entry skills up to craftsman level in a variety of areas. You can earn certificates in carpentry. All classes are open to all skill levels, unless otherwise noted. Additional unlisted topics are available through independent study. Personal tool requirements increase with proficiency.

Carpentry Certificates Offered

Areas of emphasis include: residential carpentry; contracting; code compliance; estimating; maintenance: apartment, residential; remodeling / renovation / additions / basement remodeling; cabinetmaking and repair. In addition, refinishing specialty trade coursework includes interior finish carpentry, drywall framing and finishing, flooring, cabinet and countertop installation.

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  • Residential Remodeling
  • Advanced Remodeling
  • Home Energy Efficiency

Career Paths

  • Cost Estimator
  • Energery Effficiency Auditor
  • Contruction Worker
  • Construction Manager
  • Plumber
  • Cement Mason & Concrete Finisher
  • Electrician
  • Carpenter
  • Construction Worker

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Guaranteed Transfer

Red Rocks Community College is proud to have transfer agreements with some of the best colleges and universities in the state of Colorado. Your AA or AS Degree will transfer to all Colorado public 4-year colleges and universities if you complete your AA or AS degree with a C or better - and the remaining 60 credit hours in a school or arts and sciences at the four-year public institution of your choice. Take a look at our transfer guide.

Tuition Savings

Starting at RRCC makes cents! At about half the cost of a four year university  you will complete all of your general education requirements for the bachelor’s and can take electives geared toward a specific major. By the time you finish your four-year degree you will save a significant amount of money versus attending the first at RRCC and transferring. See current tuition rates and savings here.

Quality Faculty and Small Class Size

At RRCC, we have qualified and accessible faculty with real-world experience, whose primary responsibility is teaching. Our faculty care about our students' success, and with an average class sizes of less than 20 students, you will never be lost in a crowd at RRCC!

Scheduling Options

We offer many scheduling options to fit your busy life so you can complete courses on a more flexible time frame.

Why Choose RRCC?

Deciding where to start your college education is a big decision. Whether you are earning a degree, brushing up on career skills, or seeking life-long learning, you will enjoy an environment of inspiration and support. It is our goal to create an experience that will enrich your life educationally, professionally, and personally to help you succeed!