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CTE Construction

Welcome to the world of construction! Whether you are interested in carpentry, masonry, or electrical work, this course will provide you with the foundational knowledge and skills needed to pursue your interests in the construction trades. We will begin by learning about basic safety practices in construction, which is essential to ensure that you and your coworkers stay safe on the job site. From there, we will explore the math concepts that underpin construction work, from calculating measurements to estimating materials. Next, we will delve into the world of hand tools and power tools, learning how to properly use and maintain them for maximum efficiency and safety. We will also explore the importance of communication skills in construction, from reading and interpreting construction drawings to effectively communicating with your team members.


Throughout the course, we will focus on employability skills, including how to handle materials safely and efficiently, as well as basic rigging techniques that are essential in construction work. For those interested in carpentry, we will delve into the world of woodwork, including framing, finishing, and cabinetry.


If you're interested in electrical work, we'll explore the basics of electrical systems, from wiring and circuits to switches and outlets. And for those interested in masonry, we'll cover the fundamentals of bricklaying and stonework. No matter which trade you choose to pursue, this course will provide you with a solid foundation in the basics of construction, and we're excited to help you discover your passion for the trades.

  • Building a wall
  • Building a wall
  • Students laying foundation
  • Student laying foundation