Building Trades - Orleans Center


  • LOCATION: Orleans Career and Technical Education Center
    Instructor:
    Matt Anastasi

    e-mail: manastai@onboces.org

    This program is designed to prepare students to enter directly into the construction field or continue their education at a post-secondary level.  Students build small projects and also work as a team to build a full-size modular house or project in the community.

    OBJECTIVES OF PROGRAM

    1. To develop skill in the use of tools and equipment common to a carpenter, mason and plumber.
    2. Develop an understanding of common structures, their parts and relationships to each other.
    3. To develop an understanding of the theoretical aspects of carpentry, masonry and plumbing. 
    4. To develop positive work habits which include responsibility following instructions and the ability to work with others.
    5. To develop job seeking employability skills necessary to succeed in the working world. 

    UNITS OF STUDY

    • Rough Framing
    • Masonry
    • Plumbing
    • Siding
    • Insulation
    • Drywall
    • Painting
    • Trim Carpentry
    • Power Tools
    • Roofing Methods
    • Truss Construction
    • Kitchen Cabinets

     

    Employment Outlook

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