Construction courses are designed to prepare students for college and employment in the building construction industry. The program provides necessary skills to enter the home-building, general contracting, and related industries.
Sophomore students are introduced to job site safety, tools of the trades, employability skills, and basic blueprint reading skills.
Upper level students gain knowledge and skills in the areas of site layout and distance measuring, concrete handling, form building, and residential framing skills. In addition, students are introduced to basic electrical wiring and plumbing skills used in residential and commercial applications. Emphasis is placed on application of classroom knowledge through a variety of hands-on projects.