This program is designed for the student who is
interested in a construction-related career. The
specialized trade options of Electrical, Plumbing, and
Sheet Metal are offered parallel to the apprenticeship
related instructional programs. Each option provides
in-depth information and a working knowledge of
tools, materials and techniques used in the industry.
These courses are not designed for the handyman, but
for the individual pursuing a career in a related field.
Program planning should occur with the assistance of
a department member. All courses have been
designed to be taken sequentially.
Student Learning Outcomes
Through the process of engagement with combined
lecture, related curriculum on theory and hands-on
lab practice, the student will be able to:
- Demonstrate preparedness for successful
transition into the construction trade specialty
area with a demonstrated understanding of
theory and practice required by the workforce
- Duplicate procedures for trade and
industry-specific practices in use of tools,
techniques and hands-on skills with related
competencies for the construction trade specialty
- Identify and use equipment and related
components of the construction trade specialty
area to meet standards for measurement,
calibration and best practices.
- Read, comprehend and apply construction trade
specialty area instructions and design standards
for outcomes as required by construction
specialty practices and regulations.