The Building Trades program is a two year program designed for students (grades 11-12) who desire a career in the field of construction. This course combines classroom instruction with hands-on learning. Students will have exposure to floor and wall framing, roofing, siding, electrical wiring, insulation, interior finish, plumbing, painting, and masonry. Graduates will be prepared to work in the residential or commercial construction fields.
Students can earn an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 10 Certification. Students can also earn National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) Fundamentals I Certification.
The Dual Credit Program, offered through Crowder College, allows high school students, while still attending the high school program at Crowder College Technical Education Center, the opportunity to enroll in and receive both high school and college credit during normal class hours. Participation in the dual credit program enables high school students to get a “head start” on their college career as well as prepare them for the challenges of college courses. Please refer to the Dual Credit requirements for more information.
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Possible employers after college: general contractors, lumber companies, home builders
Possible job titles after college: carpenter, drywall installer, construction manager