Construction Trades
Career Programs

Construction Trades 

  1. Work in all aspects of construction and remodeling including concrete work, framing, roofing and interior finishing.

  2. Read blue prints and construct projects from start to finish. 

  3. Operate a wide range of professional hand, power and air tools.

Using business, industry, and labor guidelines, the Construction Trades program provides students with the skills, knowledge and attitude to become employable in the construction trades industry. Coursework includes training in the use of hand and power tools, safety practices, drafting and design, blueprint reading, estimating materials, framing skills, finishing skills, safety and cabinet and furniture construction.

The Construction Trades program is accredited by the Associated General Contractor’s Association (AGC). Students successfully completing the program are prepared to take the state certification tests. Students completing the program are also prepared to work in the field of construction or become an apprentice in a specialty area.  

Construction Trades is accredited by the American General Contractor’s Association (AGC). 

Career Focus:

Prepared for immediate employment, apprenticeships, advanced certifications and further education.

Areas of Study Include:

  • Introduction
  • Foundations
  • Frame Construction
  • Exterior Finish Work
  • Interior Finish Work
  • Cabinet Making

More information on Construction Trades can be obtained by contacting Pake Carlson at (580) 571-6131 or by e-mail at pcarlson@hptc.edu. For enrollment information contact Amber Riley, Guidance Counselor at (580) 571-6183.

Gainful Employment Consumer Disclosures:

Lead Carpenter 

Finish Carpentry and Cabinetmaking 

Residential Carpentry

CONSTRUCTION TRADES PLAN OF STUDY