Welcome to Construction Trades

Construction Trades Overview

  • The Construction Trades program provides students with hands-on construction experience as they participate in the completion of off and on-site construction projects. Students will spend the majority of their class time working in the shop.

    • Learn the skills necessary to construct a residential home from blue print reading, building codes and material estimation
    • Through the use of safe tool handling, assembling of mock up structures
    • Students will learn the basic practices of the trades needed in the construction industry 
    • Explorer career, educational and employment opportunities including construction related job shadows and internship

    What We Do

    • Partner with industrial institutions for advanced learning and employment opportunities
    • Integrate skills needed in the workplace into classroom and shop instruction

    Career Opportunities

    • Residential and commercial construction opportunities are available through requests from area contractors representing all fields of construction from the foundation to the finish work, specialty areas, new construction and remodeling work
    • Become self-employed and own your own business

    Professional Organizations

    • Home Builders Association
    • National Association of the Remodeling Industry
    • International Facility Management Association

    Student Organization

    • SkillsUSA