Students examine blueprints for a construction project

Construction Trades

  • Program Highlights:

    In this two-year NYSED Approved CTE Program, students learn the fundamentals of residential construction from footings to roof installation. First year students will focus on the principles and concepts of wall, floor and roof framing along with windows, doors, siding and roofing. Second year students will learn masonry including brick, block and foundation building. After a small foundation is constructed, students will frame a floor and complete the rough plumbing for a residential bathroom. Second year students will have the opportunity to participate in a paid co-op for up to eight weeks, with a reputable construction company.

  • Units of Study—Basic (Year 1)

  • Units of Study—Advanced (Year 2)

  • Career Connections

  • College Programs

  • High School Credit

  • College—Articulation

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