TESDA Carpentry NC II: Learn the proper training and be a Professional Carpenter

This may be one of the most mainstream occupations, a person could have but this is also one of the noblest jobs one could ever get. They say it's easy to be a carpenter but it's actually not, and believe me or not, Carpentry is more than just constructing or building damaged or unfinished large structures. Interested to know what else is in it? Then come and check Carpentry NC II as a course offered by TESDA. You may find it fascinating once you learned the different competencies you may obtain if you enroll.

This course will instruct you in performing fabrication, installing and stripping formworks. Other than cutting, shaping and installing building materials, you may be able to learn other competencies such as the ones you may view below.

These are some of the example of skills that you may acquire upon enrolling in this course:
  • -Preparing construction materials and tools
  • -Observing procedures, specifications and manual of instruction
  • -Performing mensuration and calculations
  • -Maintaining tools and equipment
  • -Preparing / Stalking-out building lines
  • -Installing framing works

Course Duration

The time allotted for Carpentry NC II takes a minimum of 120 hours to accomplish

Admission Requirements

Common requirements for TESDA course include:
-Copy of Birth Certificate authenticated by NSO
-Copy of High School or College Diploma
-Certified true copy of Transcript of Records or Form 137
-1x1 or 2x2 Pictures
-Certification of Good Moral Character

Though, requirements may vary depending on the course or situation you are going to enroll at, we intensely advise that you proceed directly to the school or training center’s official representatives or other staffs who are in charge with the requirements for more precise and detailed information regarding the said matter.


Those who are qualified graduates of Carpentry NC II may find employment as a rough carpenter.  Carpenters are needed for the country’s booming construction business, and in industries such as renting and business activities, real estate, public administration and defense, compulsory social security, and in private households.

Competency Assessment and Certification

Students enrolled in the TESDA Carpentry NC II course may be required to undergo a competency assessment before graduation. You can take this at any TESDA Accredited Centers for Carpentry Course. A National Certificate (NC II) will be issued to students who passed this assessment process.

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