Construction Trades




Grade 11 Ÿ 2 Credits – Full Year

Recommended to take prior to, or concurrently with Career Math, Topics in Algebra, Topics in Geometry, Principles of Technology, Drafting, Woodworking and Advanced Woodworking Construction Trades I is designed to provide students with entry level skills in residential carpentry and the allied trades.  Using a lab based “hand’s-on” experience as well as classroom information students are taught the techniques and tool use necessary for career placement in the diverse building trades industry. Students will understand general building techniques as well as being able to safely and accurate use hand and power tools.




Grade 12 Ÿ 2 Credits - Full Year

Prerequisite:  Successful completion of Construction Trades I, grade of C or better and teacher recommendation. Construction Trades II provides the student interested in pursuing a career in residential carpentry or an allied trade the opportunity to enhance the skills learned in CT I.  Students are involved in the design and building of a full sized modular home as part of this lab based “hand’s on” experience.  This along with technical classroom information prepares the student for career placement in the diverse building trades industry, further postsecondary education or an apprenticeship program. Work-based learning (co-op) in construction companies may be arranged for eligible students.


Instructor: Brian Heeran

Phone: 603-352-0640 x3403


The Cheshire Career Center


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