Career Pathways – Construction


Program Overview

This program is designed to help students develop the technical qualifications and life skills needed to begin a career in the construction industry.  Students will take part in real-life applications, learn valuable skills surrounding power tools and have opportunities to design independent projects and learning goals during their senior year.

Courses Offered 2019-2020

Construction 1  -  Building skills through the use of hand tools and power tools in woodworking. 

Construction 2 -  (Prerequisite-Construction 1 or consent of instructor) Building skills covering 15 construction trade areas.

Construction 3 - (Prerequisite:  Completion of Construction 2 or consent of instructor) Construction in relation to the major technology clusters.  

Heavy Equipment Operation and Maintenance - Introduction to Caterpillar Simulators and operating equipment. 

Possible Careers

  • Construction Worker
  • Inspector
  • Architect
  • Drywall Installer
  • Painter
  • Construction Manager
  • Roofer
  • Cabinet Maker


High School Students will be required to get 2.5 credits from one specific pathway plus .5 from another pathway of their choice.

Class Credits Required:

  • Construction 1:  0.5
  • Engineering Fundamentals:  0.5

1.5 Credits from the following:

  • Construction 2:  1.0
  • Construction 3:  1.0
  • Heavy Equipment Operations and Maintenance:  0.5

Ready to Get Started?

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