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Building Trades Academy

Students learn basic carpentry skills to repair, construct, and remodel buildings and homes in a real-world practical setting. The program includes the layout of floors, walls and rafters, framing, stairway construction, and interior / exterior trim and finish.

Program Highlights

  • Blueprint Reading
  • Cost Estimating
  • Door and Window Installation
  • Drywall, Roofing and Siding
  • Hand Tools and Power Equipment
  • Lumber Selection
  • Site Preparation

Heating and Air Conditioning

Heating and Air Conditioning students learn to install and repair air conditioning and heating units used in homes, offices and factories. They lay out and fabricate duct work, electrical components and pipe fittings. During the senior year, students have the opportunity to take the Environmental Protection Agency test for handling refrigeration to receive EPA certification.

Program Highlights

  • Blueprint Reading
  • Cost Estimating
  • Hand Tools & Power Equipment
  • Refrigeration Systems
  • Sheet Metal Fabrication
  • Troubleshooting

Industrial Electricity

Student electricians maintain and install motors, transformers, control instruments, lighting systems and many other different types of electrical equipment used in industrial and residential settings. Students also learn about computer programmable controlling, conduit bending and installation of commercial and industrial wiring.

Program Highlights

  • Code Requirements
  • CPR / First Aid
  • Electrical Circuits
  • Electro Mechanical Blueprints
  • Motor Controls
  • Wiring Diagrams

Masonry Trades

Masonry Trades students learn the basics of working with brick, block, stone and concrete as well as other materials such as marble, glazed tile and structural tile. They are taught to use hand tools and bonding materials as they learn to construct walls, partitions, fireplaces and chimneys.

Program Highlights

  • Blueprint Reading
  • Bobcat Training
  • Cost Estimating
  • Hand Tools & Power Equipment
  • Joint & Finish Work
  • Scaffolding Certification
  • Step Layout and Construction