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Opportunities in Carpentry Careers

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ISBN-10: 0071476067

ISBN-13: 9780071476065

Edition: 2007

Authors: Roger Sheldon

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Each book offers: The latest information on a field of interest Training and educational requirements for each career Salary statistics for different positions within each field Up-to-date professional and Internet resources
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List price: $18.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 4/16/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 5.30" wide x 7.40" long x 0.40" tall
Weight: 0.418
Language: English

McGraw-Hill authors represent the leading experts in their fields and are dedicated to improving the lives, careers, and interests of readers worldwide.

Preface
An Ancient Craft
A noble history
Carpentry for all seasons
Wood's continued importance
Today's carpenter
Outlook
What It's Like on the Job
The workday
Supervisors
Time on the job
Special circumstances
The Right Stuff: Attitude, Skills, Pay
Preparing for the job
Moving up in the world
Pay scale
Labor supply
Getting Started
High school
Trade school
What to do without an apprenticeship
Why apprenticeship?
Career Options
General carpenter
Cabinetmaker
Millwright
Resilient-floor layer
Pile driver
Shipwright
Other occupations
Carpentry Pros and Cons
Cons
Pros
Unions
The Path to Journeyman
Applying for apprenticeship
Getting into the apprenticeship program
Term of apprenticeship
On-the-job training
Putting in the hours
Work experience for other specialties
In the classroom
Carpentry training in Canada
The Performance Evaluated Training System (PETS)
The Training Period
Work and training standards
Safety standards
Additional standards
Alternative Paths
Job Corps
Skills USA
Skills Canada
Less-traveled roads to training
Professional Organizations
Early craft guilds
Management organizations
Moving Up
Advancement possibilities
Self-employment
The Carpenter of the Future
Planning: urban, suburban, exurban
Science and technology
No limits
Additional Resources
Offices of Apprenticeship and Training
Trade Associations
Academic Programs
Glossary