Ensuring College & Career Readiness

Construction Trades I & II

Description: Construction students gain familiarity with all aspects of building commercial and residential structures. Through classroom instruction and laboratory experience, students acquire hands-on training in estimating, layout, footing and foundation, platform construction, framing, roofing, sidings, insulation, exterior finish, window and door installation, and stair building. Students also learn to construct brick and block walls; identify and mix mortar; mix and finish concrete.  During each school year, students construct one home in Prosser’s Builders’ Ridge subdivision to be sold on the open real estate market. 

Junior Year: 7130 Principles of Construction Trades 

7123 Construction Trades: General Carpentry 

  7122 Construction Trades: Framing and Finishing 

Senior Year: 2022 – 5578 Construction Trades II 

2023 – 7242 Construction Trades Capstone

Dual Credits: Ivy Tech 

Certifications: NCCER Core, Carpentry Level 1, Carpentry Level 2

Career Opportunities

Frame/Trim Carpenter, Mason/Bricklayer, Construction Cost Estimator

Instructors –

Brad Spine – bspine@nafcs.org

Ronald Zimmer – rzimmer@nafc.org