Building Trades

CIP: 46.0401

Building Skills for Your Future.

Practical experience and classroom training prepares students enrolled in the Building Trades program for employment in general construction or property maintenance. Students are taught carpentry, masonry, plumbing, roofing, drywall application, painting, and framing/finishing. They learn safety standard compliance, tool and equipment identification, communication skills and employability skills, with a strong emphasis placed on math and writing. Course content is relevant to commercial and industrial construction needs.

Students should expect to invest approximately $200 in specialized tools, uniforms, kits and reference books for this 3-year program.


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Community College of Allegheny County, Luzerne County Community College, Orleans Technical Institute and Commonwealth Technical Institute