Construction Trades Training - Public

Construction Trades Training - Public
  • The Construction Trades Training is a 6-week training program. The program offers training at NO CHARGE to citizens in the following areas: Electrical, Plumbing, HVAC, Welding, and Carpentry.

  • Course Objective

    Carpentry Objectives:

    - identify the career and entrepreneurial opportunities within the carpentry trade

    - identify the skills, responsibilities and characteristics needed to be a successful carpenter

    - summarize how to be connected to the industry through an organization like SkillsUSA

    - explain the importance of safety in the construction industry, and describe the obligations of the contractor, subcontractors and you to ensure a safe work environment

    HVAC Objectives:

    - explain the basic principles of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration

    - describe the principles that guide HVAC/ R installation and service techniques

    - identify career paths available in the HVAC/ R trade


    Electrical Objectives:

    - identify the various sectors and trade options in the electrical industry

    - understand the apprenticeship/ training process for electricians

    - understand the responsibilities of the employee and employer

    Welding Objectives:

    - describe basic welding processes, the welding trade, and training/ apprenticeship programs

    - identify and describe ear, eye, face and head protective gear

    - identify and describe welding safety practices related to specific hazards or environments

    Plumbing Objectives:

    Plumbers protect the health, safety, and comfort of people. Training and critical-thinking skills are essential to being a good plumber. A professional work ethic and good safety habits go a long way toward adding to the success of a plumber.

    Learning Objective 1

    Successful completion of this module prepares trainees to:

    Describe the plumbing profession.
    a. Describe the history of the plumbing profession.

    b. Describe the plumbing profession today. 

    Learning Objective 2

    Successful completion of this module prepares trainees to:

    Identify the responsibilities of a person working in the plumbing industry. 

    a. State the personal characteristics of a professional.

    b. Identify career opportunities in plumbing.

  • Course Length
    6 weeks
  • Certification Offered
  • Pass/Fail