Building Trades

What will you be able to do?

  • Understand the basics of carpentry and masonry
  • Read blueprints and understand layout procedures
  • Operate hand and power tools
  • Frame roofs, floors, walls, and ceilings
  • Install doors and windows
  • Install exterior siding
  • Perform finishing detail procedures

Available Certifications

  • 10-hour OSHA Certification
  • NCCER Certification


  • Armstrong Builders
  • J & W Countertops
  • Rays Countertops
  • Menard's
  • Construx
  • Lowe's
  • Buraski Builders

Employment Opportunities

  • Carpenter's assistant
  • House maintenance specialist
  • Construction laborer
  • Repair and remodeling
  • Construction retail sales specialist
  • Carpenter apprenticeship

Hands-On Curriculum

  • Building Trades making a miter joint
  • Building Trades measuring a two by four
  • Building Trades laying out strips of wood
  • Building Trades using a hand saw
  • Building Trades marking an angle on wood