EARN A 3rd YEAR PATHWAY MATH, CTE, AND ELECTIVE CREDIT TOWARD GRADUATION WHILE PREPARING FOR A REWARDING CAREER RIGHT OUT OF HIGH SCHOOL!
"According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of construction and extraction occupations is projected to grow 10% from 2018 to 2028, faster than the average for all occupations. If you have the skills employers are looking for you. In fact, 80% of construction firms report they are having a hard time filling hourly craft positions." ~Monster.com and the Associated General Contractors of America
Google Classroom Code (for both AM and PM Sessions): c6awdmn
Program Description: The Construction Trades program is a pre-apprenticeship program teaching entry level construction skills and knowledge. This course covers both residential and commercial construction with an emphasis on job site safety. Additionally, students focus on employability skills, problem-solving, trainability, as well as team building. The course goal is to prepare students for direct entry into an apprenticeship by meeting rigorous academic and industry standards. Students learn real world experiences through field trips, guest speakers, and hands-on activities/projects.
High School Equivalency Credits: Students earn 3.0 credits per year allocated as 1.0 3rd year Pathway Math*, 1.0 Career Technical Education, 1.0 Elective. See how these credits satisfy graduation requirements in the Program of Study. *To graduate from high school in Washington, students must earn credits, demonstrate readiness to graduate through one of the pathways, and complete a High School and Beyond Plan. Resources for educators, school districts, and families can help support students to graduate with a diploma and a meaningful plan for a successful future. For students who have a designated pathway for Construction, this course will include 3rd-Year Pathway Math Credit.
Apprenticeships: Students who successfully complete the program and have earned a grade of B or better may qualify for direct entry into a trade apprenticeship program.
College Credits: Credits available through Clover Park Technical College: up to 22 credits
Students who successfully complete the program and have earned a grade of B or better for all grades, will be eligible to apply.
Career Pathways: Architectural and Civil Drafters, Crane Operators, Plumbers/Pipefitters/Steamfitters, Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters, Carpenters, Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers, Construction Management, Construction and Building Inspectors Check out the Career Pathways page for more information!
Course Fee: $25