Carpentry – CTE Program

Carpentry Program at Rockaway Park H.S. – Career and Technical Education 

Career and Technical Education programs offer you:

  • Classes that teach you skills you will need to be successful in work and life after high school.
  • A class in Career and Financial Management that will help you to explore careers, learn about the workplace, and prepare you to manage your own money.
  • Teachers who have worked in their career areas and who hold industry certifications and professional licenses.
  • Opportunities for you to earn industry-recognized certifications that can help you to prepare for internships and jobs while you are still in school.
  • Work-based learning experiences like career mentoring, workplace tours, job shadowing, and internships that will help you build professional skills.
  • You will learn skills such as planning for success, collaboration, problem solving, social awareness and professional attitude.

A high school diploma with Career and Technical Education endorsement is granted to students enrolled in NY State-approved programs of study who complete the following requirements:

  • 44 credits including the CTE career electives
  • Pass 5 Regents
  • Pass a 3-part technical assessment (this may be an industry recognized credential)
  • Work based learning experiences in career awareness, exploration, and career development
  • Work skills profile

CTE courses part of our Carpentry Program at Rockaway Park H.S. include: 

  • Boatbuilding
  • Carpentry I
  • Carpentry II
  • Career and Financial Management