Construction Trades

  • Teacher:  Matthew Golden  

    Program Overview 

    The need for talented and skilled building trades workers throughout the United State is in demand. The skills you will attain through our Construction and Building Trades program will introduce you to careers in carpentry, electrical installations, plumbing, HVAC installations and other related construction fields. Units that will be covered throughout the program will include building codes, OSHA Safety, reading blueprints, hand and power tool operation, PPE, green technology applications and designing projects within the building trade industry. In addition to these units, students will be exposed to working in interior environments as well as exterior environments which are required for individuals entering the building trade industry.  

    In year one students will participate in the design and construction of a model home using various measurement tools and scales. In addition to the construction of the home they will practice how to properly use personal protective equipment as well as how to properly use hand tools, power tools and keep a safe working environment. Students will also complete their OSHA 10 certification which identifies them as being employable to work in the construction field.  During the second year, students will obtain knowledge on electrical, plumbing and HVAC installations while building an outdoor structure which simulates the construction of a home. Students will also develop the professional skills needed such has collaboration and communication, in order to complete various tasks during their time in the program. 

    College Articulation Agreements:  

    SUNY DELHI Receive 6 credits upon completion of this program after attending one semester at SUNY Delhi. 

    CARP 130 Light Frame Construction Theory (3 Credits) 
    CARP 150 Finish Carpentry Theory (3 Credits)  

    Electrical and HVAC/R Training Center 

    6074 Electrical Training Program (600 hours) $750 Scholarship