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Construction Trade Core Concepts

Did you ever stop and think about who builds the roads, bridges, shopping malls and schools? Not to mention major skyscrapers, stadiums, airports, and power plants? Look around. Employers are looking for skilled workers and are hiring now. Construction offers a world of opportunity for real people just like you. There are lots of different careers to choose from in the industry. Construction Trade Core Concepts follows the NCCER Core Curriculum and covers topics such as Basic Safety, Communication Skills and Introduction to Construction Drawings. Completing this curriculum gives you the basic skills needed and required for many industry jobs available today.

Invest in your career future with this construction trades training program designed in cooperation with local construction employers. You will explore the full breadth of the construction trade industry, getting prepared to enter the construction trade workforce with a broad understanding of what makes a building. Learn hands-on skills with a focus on construction safety, material handling, construction math, hand tool usage, power tool usage, introduction to reading construction drawings, essential job readiness skills, and communication skills. NOTE: Students must be 18 years of age to register. This is a professional workforce course and not intended as a DIY class for homeowners.

Matthew Grummer        Redmond RTEC 113           
1/6 to 3/16 M,W            5:30pm-8:45pm
2/29 Sa                         8:00am-3:30pm

Please contact Rachel Knox,, 541.383.7271 to register. Tuition assistance available.

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