Building Trades

The Program:

The Construction Technology program offers coursework and training designed to provide a wide variety of experience in the building construction fields. The program includes actual hands on experience during the construction of a residential home. Students participate in building of the foundation, framing the stick built structure, electrical and mechanical work, and finishing the interior and exterior of the structure. Coursework familiarizes the participant to various methods of estimating, specifications and codes for residential construction, principles and guides for design and layout, and other knowledge related to building construction and the allied trades. The program provides an excellent working knowledge of the various trades and the skills required of those fields.

Building Trades Certificate (1 year)

This program offers hands on involvement in the construction of a residential home. The participants are involved with all phases of construction including masonry, rough and finish carpentry, plumbing and electrical, sheet-rock and sheet-rock finishing, and mill-working the interior of the structure. Students gain a thorough knowledge of the various skills required to enter the construction workforce at the entry through journeyman level for the various allied trades.

The Requirements

Prefix First Semester Classes Credits
COL 102 College & Career Readiness  1
BLD 101 Construction Practices I  5
BLD 102 Construction Practices II  5
Math Elective (either semester) 3
BLD 201 Construction Practices III 5

Second Semester Classes
BLD 104 Plans/Specs/Codes  3
BLD 120 Mechanical/Electrical Installations 5
BLD 205 Construction Practices IV 5
EGR 103 CAD Concepts (optional)  2
BUS 101 Introduction to Business 3
Total Credits:  35-37


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Phone 1-800-682-5910 ext. 207