Blinn’s first ever two-week carpentry course recognized graduates Friday for successfully completing the first ever carpentry course with a Certificate of Completion and an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) certificate.

The new, hand’s on course was held at the AgriLife Extension facilities at The Texas A&M University System’s RELLIS Campus in Bryan, and was designed for students with no prior experience in construction.

“The accomplishments of the Carpentry Boot Camp’s first graduating class is a great indicator that this partnership between Blinn, TEEX, and the Agrilife Extension is thriving,” said Ron Peddy, Division Director of TEEX’s Infrastructure Training and Safety Institute.

The course covered job-site safety, the safe operation and use of basic residential construction tools, the basic elements of residential framing, reading residential architectural drawings, and basic building code requirements.

Information courtesy of BLINN communications.

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