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Carpentry Apprenticeship Program

Southeast Tech is teaming up with the Home Builders Association and CTE to offer a two-year Carpentry Apprenticeship Program on the campus of Southeast Tech and the CTE Academy located in Sioux Falls, SD.

The apprenticeship coursework will start August 21st, 2018 and consists of 4,000 hours and a 2-year commitment. Students will work for a contractor located in the Sioux Falls region in addition to completing classroom work. Classes will run Thursday evenings from 6–10pm. (Building #3 on the campus map).

COST: $999/year


Registration & Information Sessions
Southeast Tech Campus, Ed Wood Center, Rm 105

  • Thursday, April 5, 2018 6-8:30pm
  • Thursday, April 12, 2018 6-8:30pm

Contractor Meet & Greet
Home Builders of the Sioux Empire Office
6904 Lyncrest Place, Sioux Falls

  • Tuesday, April 24, 2018 6-8:30pm

Safety and OSHA training will be taught by a qualified instructor and the CTE carpentry lab will be utilized for the preliminary hands-on training before the student is matched up with a residential building contractor. This program is open to the general public and funded, not only by tuition, but by a grant through the South Dakota Department of Labor and another grant through the Sioux Empire Home Builders Care Foundation. For more information call 605.367.7619 or email here.

Carpentry Apprenticeship will Cover
  • Safety and OSHA Training
  • Hand and Power Tools
  • Wood and Wood Products
  • Blueprint Reading/ International Residential Code
  • Concrete Form Construction
  • Floor Framing
  • Wall and Ceiling Framing
  • Scaffolding/Ladders and Sawhorses
  • Roof Framing
  • Doors and Windows
  • Roofing
  • Siding and Decking
  • Insulation and Wall Finish
  • Interior Finish
  • Stair Framing and Finish Carpentry
  • Cabinets and Countertops