Building Trades

About

The Building Trades career and technical education program meets the job needs of the Philadelphia area. Jobs in facility maintenance are expected to grow by 5.3% by 2020. This program will provide skills needed for the building trades, property maintenance, and construction field.

Through work on a variety of projects and exercises, the program is designed to build a strong work ethic and deep understanding of trade materials and methodology, related math, communications and employable skills.

In Action

Through three years of coursework, students gain relevant, classroom and hands-on experience in:

  • Carpentry
  • Construction Management
  • Facility Maintenance
  • Electricity
  • HVAC
  • Plumbing

Certifications

  • National Center for Construction Education & Research (N.C.C.E.R) in core curriculum
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 10& 30 safety certifications

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