Construction Trades

Construction Trades


Brian Peets

Holly Pontius Stout


Kirk Kolberg

Course Description:

Our Construction Trades program is designed to teach students the basics of residential construction while demonstrating how those skills can apply to a variety of high-skill, high-wage, high-demand careers within the industry.  In this class students will work as a team to build a home from foundation to completion, while learning cutting-edge techniques used in both residential and commercial construction.  Emphasis is placed on energy efficiency, sustainability and environmentally friendly practices.  Students will earn the OSHA 10-Hour certification to ensure jobsite safety.

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Construction Trades

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Construction Trades site


Construction Trades Open House



Student Quotes:

 "I enjoyed being able to work with my hands and seeing my work at the end of the day."
– Construction Trades Student

 "I liked being able to say that I helped build this house."
– Construction Trades Student

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Special Features of the Program:

The main focus of the program is building a home using concepts from LEED and Green building practices.

Work-based learning opportunities are available for qualified students.

Articulated college credit is available.

View a list of program advisors:

Construction Trades Advisory Committee