The Construction Trades program offers instruction in multiple tools and building areas. There will be training in the use of equipment and technology as it applies to site clearing, building layout, excavation, foundations, framing, roofing, siding, and finishing work for a new home.
Futhermore, you will leave the program prepared for many future possibilities such, as joining the workforce as laborers, apprentices, and possible trades people. Continuing a career in construction or tending to your own home and projects yourself is also a possibility. You will even be given preparation for business management.
You will be involved with various construction projects in a lab setting where safety is strictly emphasized. Although you do not need prior knowledge in construction, it is helpful and skills in math are needed.
With this program, you will:
- Learn techniques necessary for construction jobs
- Connect the bookwork to hands-on learning
- Learn how to do home projects yourself
- Become more independent and will be given more responsibility
- Be given opportunities to experience what a career in construction is like to help you make future decisions
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Construction Trades comes with many benefits, including the following.
Design/Build a Residential Home
You will have the entire experience of building a home including framing, roofing, plumbing, wiring, and interior/exterior finishing.
Work with Industry Professionals
The industry professionals in the program are experienced in the field and will provide you with a variety of projects and structures from concept to completion.
Preparation for the Workforce
After leaving the program, you will be prepped to join a trade or further your education at a college or trade school.
Earn an OSHA 10 Certificate
You will be able to earn an OSHA 10 Certificate paid for by the MACC.
Practice Proper Safety
Throughout the class, you will practice safety in the workspace taught by professional instructors.
Operate Professional Tools
You will have the opportunity to have hands-on experience and will use a wide range of tools used for demolition, preparation, and construction.
Future Personal Use
Even if construction is not your career choice, the training you earn here will benefit you in your own home projects.