Carpentry & Construction Management


The Carpentry program covers the major aspects of residential and light commercial construction as well as a variety of remodeling functions. Students will work with a variety of building and finishing materials in order to become familiar with proper methods. Training is given using hand tools, power tools, and other portable equipment. Onsite and offsite construction projects are incorporated into classroom instruction.


  • OSHA

  • PA Skills Certificate (NOCTI)

  • International Residential Construction

  • JCB Telehandler

  • Caterpillar 420 Backhoe

  • Bobcat Mini Excavation

What will I learn?

Students will master competencies in the Carpentry curriculum, which will include:

  • Orientation & Safety

  • Hand and power tools

  • Site preparation and layout

  • Framing – wall and roof construction

  • Exterior & Interior finish

  • Estimation & Materials

  • Refinishing

  • Footings & Foundations

  • Blueprint reading

Potential Career Opportunities:



Post-Secondary Education available at Harrisburg Area Community College (HACC), and Pennsylvania College of Technology

There are several programs that can provide you with ways to earn a college degree in less time and for less money.  One way is through SOAR – Students Occupationally and Academically Ready.  These are free college credits earned while at York Tech.  These are called articulated credits and these can save you time and money.  Please click below to see the credits you are eligible to earn through this program.

    Please click here for SOAR Credits


Students at York Tech are required to wear a uniform.   Please click below for information regarding your technical uniform.

    Please click here for technical uniform

Contact the Instructor:

Mr. Chris Babb