Construction Trades gives students the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of construction from estimating a job to building the finished product. Students learn through hands-on work, spending a large part of the day in the community helping to build and repair structures.
Students develop skills in reading blueprints, design and building, concrete and masonry and capentry, including layout and measurement, building walls, siding, roofing, rafters and stairs. Students are eligible to receive college credit in various sections at the end of the two-year program.
The program offers many excellent opportunities to receive training in a wide range of building trades and related careers, including work placement with the local Carpenters Union. Career opportunities include architect, engineer, framing carpenter, finish carpenter, concrete and masonry, project manager and sales.