Take the first step toward a career in carpentry while you earn your high school diploma online. Earning your High School Diploma with a Carpentry Concentration can help you explore career opportunities and get a head start on learning the basics in carpentry. Your carpentry electives can also transfer into the Penn Foster Carpenter Career Diploma Program! Did you know that carpentry jobs are expected to increase 24% in the coming years, and that carpenters earn an average salary of $39,940?¹ And, high school graduates earn an average of $372,000 more throughout their career than non-graduates.²
As a student at Penn Foster High School, you will be able to:
High School Diploma with Carpentry Electives
Our High School Diploma with a Carpentry Concentration Program will help you learn the basics in carpentry online. Your carpentry electives include:
¹ Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, Carpenters, on the Internet here.
² Based on the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Earnings and unemployment rates by educational attainment in 2013. Our estimate is based on a 25-year-old who works full-time for 40 years. http://www.bls.gov/emp/ep_chart_001.htm