Building Construction follows the Architecture & Construction Career Cluster. In this video you will see all the programs highlighted under this category.
Courses in the building construction program will ground the trainee in the basic knowledge and principles of carpentry, masonry, concrete finishing, electrical work, HVAC, and plumbing. He or she will become skilled in different phases of a project from start to finish. Once completing this course, the student will be able to interpret construction drawings; perform quality concrete and brickwork; frame walls, ceilings, and floors of a structure; and install the proper wiring and piping for electrical, and plumbing systems. This program utilizes the curriculum through NCCER.
Do you enjoy working with your hands? Or maybe you want to use your skills to design. If either of these interest you, then you may want to explore a career in Building Construction. The Earnest Pruett Center of Technology (EPCOT) offers exciting opportunities to begin learning and using skills that are desired by architecture and construction employers. The opportunity to apply your academic skills in a real work situation while developing a new career skill can be beneficial whether you plan to enter the workforce after high school or attend a university.
Workforce Careers in Building Construction Include"
- Residential Carpenter
- Commercial Carpenter
- Industrial Carpenter
- Cabinet Maker
- Site Foreman