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Type of Apprenticeship: Registered

Program Design: Time Based

SOC Code: 47-2031.00 - Carpenters

Location: Neosho

$14.00 / hr
17 credits received

Credentials Received

  • Certificate

Additional Certifications Received

Crowder College offers a Construction Technology Certificate (17 credit hours) upon 40% completion of the QUALs Book, and credit for prior learning. An advanced Construction Technology Certificate (32 credit hours) is available upon 80% complete of the QUALs Book, a certificate of completion, and credit for prior learning. An A.A.S. Degree in Energy Efficient Building Technology: Construction Management (Option) (59 credit hours) is available upon succession completion fo the Construction Technology Certificate, the Advanced Technology Certificate, and completion of the hours set forth in the degree plan.

Program Description

This is a carpentry apprenticeship program where Branco Enterprises, Inc. (Branco) is the Department of Labor (DOL) sponsor. Branco is the employer partner and Crowder College is the related training instruction (RTI). 

Requirements or Restrictions

To be a member of Branco’s apprenticeship program, you must be an employee of Branco. Interested parties should contact Rich Puckett (Branco) at 417/451-5250 or go to their website at for more information.

For more information about apprenticeships through Crowder College, please contact Kathy Collier @ 417/455-5773 or via email at  

Length of Program

This is a four (4) year program and is based on 8000 completed RTI and on-the-job (OTJ) training hours. RTI classes at Crowder College typically start in August and follow the college semester by ending in May. Apprentices continue working for Branco while in RTI as well as off times.

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