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“It’s an affordable, well-made course that thrives with boatbuilding traditions of the Pacific Northwest.” —J. Gerald Smith

The Marine Carpentry Program is being revised so new applications are not being accepted. For more information, please contact the Wood Technology Center: (206) 934-5460

Marine Carpentry Program Curriculum

1'st QuarterCr
WCO 110 INTRODUCTION TO PROFESSIONAL WOODWORKING 18
Intro to wood construction skills and safety, including safe operation of basic hand and power tools, wood construction terminology and materials.
WCO 120 CONSTRUCTION & MARINE INDUSTRIAL FIRST AID 1
11-hour course to certify students in First Aid and CPR as required by Washington State Department of Labor and Industries WAC 296-24.
2'nd QuarterCr
WCO 130 MARINE CARPENTRY 18
Covers employable skills in the boatbuilding trade. Includes instruction in fiberglass, wood construction and repair.
3'rd QuarterCr
WCO 130 MARINE CARPENTRY 18
Covers employable skills in the boatbuilding trade. Includes instruction in fiberglass, wood construction and repair.
4'th QuarterCr
WCO 130 MARINE CARPENTRY 18
Covers employable skills in the boatbuilding trade. Includes instruction in fiberglass, wood construction and repair.
5'th QuarterCr
WCO 130 MARINE CARPENTRY 18
Covers employable skills in the boatbuilding trade. Includes instruction in fiberglass, wood construction and repair.
6'th QuarterCr
WCO 130 MARINE CARPENTRY 18
Covers employable skills in the boatbuilding trade. Includes instruction in fiberglass, wood construction and repair.
Additional CoursesCr
ENGL 105 * APPLIED COMPOSTION 3
Covers skills and strategies needed to meet writing demands in college and on the job.
MATH 110 * APPLIED MATH FOR TECHNICIANS 3
Emphasis on applications of mathematics to vocational and technical courses.
PSYC 240 * PSYCHOLOGY OF HUMAN RELATIONS 3
Covers dynamics of organizations and human resources in the workplace: motivational theory, leadership, group processes, organizational theory, participatory management, conflict management and counseling. Primarily for professional-technical students.
Total Credits = 118

* A student can apply for a certificate at the end of sixth quarter. To qualify for a certificate the student must complete the following classes: