Building Construction Trades

Program Description

  • Learn safe and proper use of hand and power tools
  • Read and interpret blueprints and drawings
  • Develop an understanding of construction math
  • Learn residential framing
  • Perform interior and exterior finish work
  • Develop concrete and masonry skills
  • Develop an appreciation for teamwork and respect

Course Topics

  • Construction Materials, Fasteners, and Adhesives
  • Footing and Foundations
  • Floor Framing
  • Wall Framing
  • Stairs and Roof Framing
  • Interior and Exterior Finishes
  • Construction Safety

Industry-Recognized Credentials

  • CPR First Aid
  • OSHA 10 Hour
  • NCCER Core & Level One Certification (National Center for Construction and Education Research)

Career Opportunities

Entry Level (with high school diploma and career training)
  • Carpenter
  • Laborer
Technical (with CTE training, associate degree, technical certification)
  • HVAC Technician
  • Plumber
Professional (with Bachelor’s degree & beyond)
  • Architect
  • Construction Management

Program Instructors

Daniel Moscioni
Vanguard Tech Center
Aaron Thompson
Sentinel CTC

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