Careers in Construction

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Career In Construction Classes are designed for students to gain valuable skills to jumpstart a career in construction.   Students learn by doing, so daily they apply classroom skill to real-life projects, such as building adirondack chairs, sheds and the CIC Home Build Program.

Student will be receiving instruction and training in the following units, while also earning U.S. Department of Labor-recognized industry certificates:

  • Core
    • Building Trade Safety and First Aid
    • Basic Construction Math and Print Reading
    • Tools and Construction Materials
  • Carpentry
    • Laying roofs with plywood and shingles
    • Installing cabinets and countertops
    • Building walls
  • Electrical
    • Installing circuit panels
    • Installing conduit and wiring
    • Systems testing and repairs
  • Plumbing
    • Installing and repairing plumbing systems
    • Cutting and joining pipes
    • Installing fixtures and appliances
  • OSHA 10
    • Recognition, avoidance, abatement and prevention of safety and health hazards in the workplace
    • Information regarding workers' rights, employer responsibilities, and how to file a complaint

Students can speak to their school counselor to enroll in CIC Classes.