The Construction Trades program teaches basic skills in residential construction as students gain experience in foundation work, rough framing, roofing, siding, drywall, solar panel installation and our newly expanded modules of plumbing and masonry. Students learn how to use and maintain trade tools properly and safely and receive instruction in building codes, blueprint reading and the application of trade math. A great emphasis is placed on hands-on learning through various projects on and off-campus. Eligible students may receive up to six college credits through articulation agreements with Alfred State or SUNY Delhi.
Construction Trades Tour
This program will teach you the skills and knowledge to be entry-level employable in the residential construction field.
Seniors have the opportunity to partake in up to two six-week internships with contractors in the residential or commercial construction trades.
Opportunities for Additional Education in the Field
- Postsecondary education in a related program
- On-the-job training with a contractor
- Trade union paid apprenticeships
- US Armed Forces
Articulation Agreements/College Credit
- Mohawk Valley Community College
- Alfred State University
- Canton Community College
- SUNY Delhi
Potential Careers with CTE Training
- Drywall Installer
- Flooring Installer
- Roofing and Siding Installer
- Building Carpenter
Potential Careers with Additional Training
- Materials Estimator
- Engineer, Architect
- Construction Manager
- Construction Superintendent