Building & Construction Trades
Is This Pathway right for you?
The Building and Construction Trades industry needs people who can work with their heads and hands to design and build office buildings, hospitals, shopping malls and housing communities. Once architects come up with a design, it takes a team of skilled trades people like plumbers, electricians, masons, roofers, framers and more to turn it into a finished structure. Craftsmen in this industry sector need a strong math background, good technology skills, and solid on-the-job experience.
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Is a career in Building & Construction Trades right for you?
• Like to build things
• Comfortable working on a project until all the pieces fit together
• Prefer working outdoors
• Enjoy working with tools
3 Main Points
1. The four pathways in this sector are: Cabinet making and wood products, engineering and heavy construction, mechanical construction, residential and commercial construction
2. The four pathways provide opportunities with a variety of construction skills, directly associated with completing building projects
3. You need to be skilled and work with your head and hands!
• Good at Math
• Like Team Project
• Can Follow Direction
• Enjoy Working with Head and Hands
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