construction trades

Onsite construction projects allow for practical application of skills. Students will receive basic instruction in the areas of:

  • Carpentry

  • Masonry

  • Plumbing

  • Electrical Wiring

  • Painting / Remodeling of Structures


Students receive advanced training and will become involved in job analysis and preparation of building material lists for various projects. Students work independently and as members of a team in community service projects. Once students develop skills, they may obtain construction-related employment or job shadowing under highly trained supervision.

Skills Necessary for Success

  • Problem-solver

  • Ability to work on a team

  • Applied mathematics

  • Able to visualize completed projects

  • Ability to estimate and plan

  • Use of hand and power tools

  • Safety awareness

  • Designing and organizing

  • Interest in constructing and remodeling homes

  • Read blueprints and apply designs

  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions

  • Ability to stand for long periods of time

  • Able to tolerate loud noises

  • Tolerant of unusual odors (ie. chemicals, solutions, paint)

CITF Career Connection Certificates

- LevelS 1-3 Available

What does program completion provide?

  • Upon completion of the course, you will qualify for the opportunity to gain access to a construction trades apprenticeship program.

  • Indicates you have the personal strengths, strong work ethic & professional experience that businesses desire

  • Helps contractors find skilled workers

  • Shows readiness and ability to do the job