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Construction Trades

Program Highlights

In our Construction Trades program you will:

  • Explore the vast opportunities in one of NH’s fastest growing career fields.
  • Develop the technical and professional skills that prepare you for both college and the worksite.
  • Learn the basics in carpentry, masonry, HVAC, welding, plumbing and electrical installation and repair.
  • Gain expertise in using hand tools and shop machines, applying math and science skills, practicing industry professional techniques and implementing OSHA safety measures.
  • Draft, cost out and construct customized projects including garden sheds and other structures to experience all aspects of building.
  • Have the opportunity to receive micro-credentialing through NCCER national credential registry.

What You Can Learn

Residential Carpentry // Blueprint Reading // Green Building
Techniques // Basic Plumbing & Heating // Electrical
Installation // MIG Welding // Masonry

What You Can Become

(with additional education and training)
Architect // Carpenter // Engineer // Construction Management // HVAC Specialist // Journeyman Electrician // Journeyman Plumber // Mason // Master/Apprentice Electrician // Master/Apprentice Plumber // Welder

What You Can Earn

NCCER credentials in Welding, Electrical, Plumbing, Masonry
and Carpentry // MCC: Articulation Agreement // SP2 Welding // OSHA 10-Hour Card

Parallel Expectations

SUGGESTED PREREQUISITE COURSES:
Algebra, Geometry

SUGGESTED SIMULTANEOUS COURSES:
Physics, Technical Writing

CAREER HIGH VALUE SOFT SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Effective Collaborator, Team Player, Strong Work Ethic, Strength/Stamina, Flexibility, Fine motor skills

John Hubbard

INSTRUCTOR

Experience:
25 years in education: 15 at CRTC, 10 at another technical high school;14 years in residential construction, advancing from laborer, carpenter, supervisor to project manager

Education/Credentials:
BA, University of Wyoming
Teaching Certification, Carpentry

Other Interests:
Athletic coaching, skiing, backpacking, ROPE instructor

Email
jhubbard@sau8.org