Building Trades

Instructor:  John Ford
Phone Extension:  1206

Aim of Course:  To prepare students for entry into the construction trades.

Course Description:  Building Trades is designed to expose students to all phases of the small-home construction industry over a 1-year period.  Building Trades I is the “rough in” phase including framing, roofing, setting doors and windows, siding, and electrical wiring.  Rough-in plumbing, both sewer and water lines, is included.  A wood deck, small storage shed, and some landscaping will finish the first year.  Students may be eligible for proficiency credit at Lincoln Land Community College.

Length of Class:  Full year.  This class can be taken for two years. (Building Trades 1 & 2)

College Credit Opportunities:  Students will have the opportunity to earn 3 hours of college credit through Heartland Community College.

Typical Annual Salary (Springfield Area)$34,600 - $70,300 

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