Construction Trades

Blueprint Reading for Construction
This course is designed for anyone in the Building Trades. If you are new to construction or an experienced trades person, learning to accurately read and execute a blueprint is essential for any management position. Students will learn to identify symbols, abbreviations, specifications and be able to estimate materials.
Course Fee: $180–Book Fee: TBA
Start Date
06-15-2020      M/W      6 – 9 pm, 18 sessions, Martec Bldg., Rm. 101

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This hands-on course introduces the theory and construction methods associated with the building industry, including framing, materials, tools and equipment. Topics include safety, hand and power tool use, site preparation, measurement and layout, footings and foundations, construction framing and other related topics.  This course gives students an introduction to the skill and knowledge base typically required for apprentice carpenters.
Course Fee: $180–Insurance Fee: $0.55–Book Fee: none
Start Date
05-26-2020      T/Th      6 – 9:30 pm, 24 sessions, McGee Bldg., Rm. S3

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Questions? Contact Rick McCormac at or 252-222-6203 for more information.