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Construction Trades

 A two-year program based on the Residential Construction Academy Series. 

Students complete competency-based modules including:

  • Small to large-scale residential construction
  • Safety
  • Tools and equipment
  • Blueprints
  • Building materials
  • Floors
  • Walls
  • Ceilings
  • Stairs and roofing
  • Window and doors
  • Site layout
  • Foundations
  • Interior and exterior finishing
  • Project management

Students obtain a basic knowledge of tools, methods, materials, and technologies currently used in the construction industry; emphasis is placed on theory, as well as related math concepts. Practical experience is gained through on-site and community service-based construction projects throughout the year, and students will also complete the construction of a modular home during the school year. Curriculum includes applied math and English language arts.

Certifications & Endorsements:

  • Home Builders Institute (HBI) certification - affiliate of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)
  • First Aid/CPR/AED
  • DEC 4 Hour Erosion and Sediment Control Certification
  • OSHA 10 Hour Construction Specific Safety Certification
  • OSHA Awareness Level Silica in Construction Certification
  • OSHA Awareness Level Lead in Construction Certification
  • OSHA Awareness Level Asbestos in Construction Certification


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