Earn your certificate in Carpentry Apprenticeship.

The Carpentry Apprenticeship program is now available Online at Sheridan College so that you can earn your Journeyman’s License without having to come to campus!

Enrollment is open to anyone working in the carpentry field, apprentices can be any age or skill level. Students must be working for a licensed contractor registered with the Department of Labor Office of Apprenticeship in Cheyenne.

Begin your career as a journeyman carpenter, working your way toward becoming a licensed general contractor.

Sheridan College’s Carpentry Apprenticeship Certificate of Completion is a successful and highly regarded program that follows industry standards.


Available at Sheridan College, EveningPlus+ / Online.

Industry Outlook

The versatile carpentry field is growing across the region and nation, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Increased homebuilding and remodeling activities have led to an increased demand for carpenters in virtually every state. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that from 2016-2026 over 83,800 jobs will be added to this field, an increase of over 8%.

Faculty and Community

Our Sheridan College faculty are enthusiastic, knowledgeable and dedicated to your success. They will teach you the vital carpentry skills to help you in your career.

Sheridan College also has strong relationships with local and national construction industries, including Habitat for Humanity of the Eastern Bighorns in Wyoming and the Big Horn Home Builders Association, which supports completing apprentices with tool vouchers. These industry leaders ensure our students are learning the hands-on skills to compete and thrive in the carpentry field.

Careers and Opportunities

Carpenters build tall buildings, install kitchen cabinets, craft doorframes and more. Carpentry Apprenticeship graduates work in the carpentry industry, many moving up to become master carpenters and licensed general contractors. You can join a Carpentry field like:

  • Cabinetmaking
  • General Contracting
  • Framework
  • Home Building
  • Commercial Building
  • Industrial Carpentry
  • Drywall Installation