Construction Trades Career Diploma


Learn the skills you need for a career as a Carpenter – at home, at your own pace with Penn Foster.

There are certain skills you need to begin a career as a Carpenter. The Penn Foster distance learning Construction Trades program helps you learn about:

  • Construction drawings
  • Building codes and building layout
  • Lumber, building materials, and fasteners
  • Floor, wall, stair, and roof framing
  • Finishing floors and ceilings

And you’ll learn it all at home – no classroom needed! The Penn Foster Construction Trades program can help you acquire all the skills you need to become a professional!

Why complete a distance learning Construction Trades training program? With the right credentials, you can:

  • Work for a contractor, or start your own business and be your own boss.
  • Choose your hours and projects.
  • Save money doing your own repair work.

Skilled Carpenters are in demand around the nation to work on new construction as well as remodel existing buildings. The demand for Carpenters will provide the opportunity for career independence you’ve been looking for!


Why Choose Penn Foster Career


Penn Foster Career School helps students take the first steps toward a new career with over 50 diploma and certificate programs. Our online programs are regionally and nationally accredited, flexible, and affordable. You will get the quality you deserve with our faculty of instructors and industry experts, support from our active student community, and career services you can start using as soon as you enroll.

To take advantage of our special TUITION DISCOUNTS or to ask questions about any of our programs, please call us toll-free at 1.888.427.1600, or click below to request more information.