Carpentry/Cabinet and Electrical/Plumbing/Heating
Earn up to three college credits. Third-year math credit is available.
This program provides students with a background applicable to both residential and commercial construction. Students learn technical skills in specialized areas of carpentry and cabinet making, residential wiring, plumbing, and heating. Training occurs in machine operations, test equipment, hand tools, portable and stationary power tools, pneumatic tools, rigging, and OSHA Safety requirements.
Students build a house on-site every year. This provides hands-on experience in residential framing, door and window hanging, electrical wiring, heating systems, plumbing, siding, roofing, drywall installation, and interior/exterior trim. Blueprint reading, material codes, and specifications are extensively taught. Cooperative work experiences and other work experience opportunities are also available. In addition, students will have the opportunity to produce group and individual woodworking projects or to work in more advanced areas of the electrical or plumbing and heating trades.