Our short-term Carpentry training lets you master real-world skills in a hands-on environment, where you'll learn how to use power tools, read building plans, install subfloor and windows, and frame walls and roofs. Upon completion of this 5-month course, you will earn your NCCER Core and NCCER Carpentry Level 1 certifications.


WHEN: Starts September 30, 2024. Class is held Monday through Thursday from 5-10 p.m.

WHERE: St. Martinville campus. 

COST: $7,000 includes tools, tool belt, and tool bag included. (You may qualify for tuition assistance. Contact 337-521-9028 or for information).


  • Age requirement: 16+.
  • No High School, GED or HiSET required.*

*A high school or HiSET diploma is required for most financial aid grant applications.


Whether you want to work in residential or commercial construction, or as a repair worker, SoLAcc will prepare you for life as a carpenter after graduation.

Average salaries:

  • Carpenter: $45,120
  • Carpenter Helper: $33,370

(Bureau of Labor Statistics, Louisiana Average Salary 2021)


To discuss tuition assistance options and enrollment steps, fill out this Contact Form, or get in touch with us at:

Economic & Workforce Development Division

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