Higher Education

Students attending the Carpentry program are elligible to earn the following college credits while enrolled at SUN Tech through the Penn College PCNow program:

# Name Credits
BCT103 Construction hand & Power Tools 1 Credit
BCT109 Framing Principles 4 Credits

The Carpentry program prepares students to continue their technical education at a variety of two-year, four-year, and technical schools. Several post-secondary schools offer qualified SUN TECH graduates advanced placement. This can save them as much as $1200 on tuition expenses.

There are also advanced training opportunities offered through apprentice programs in the construction field. These are offered through local building trade unions and contractors.

Following are some of the possibilities for higher education and advanced training in the building construction occupations: