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, HVAC, Welding, Masonry, 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

    Masonry Objectives:

    - describe modern masonry materials and techniques

    - recognize the basic safety precautions when working with masonry materials

    - explain how to mix mortar and lay masonry units

    - describe the skills, attitudes, and abilities needed to be a successful mason

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

    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

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