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The Trade Skills Academy will help students develop the skills and abilities needed to work in the building and trades industry.

Here are some of the program goals and opportunities in the Academy:

YEAR ONE GOALS

  1. Proficient in painting
  2. Proficient in drywall installation and repair
  3. Use Sketchup drafting software
  4. Help construct a residential wall section
  5. Be able to construct cabinets
  6. Research four different construction careers

YEAR TWO GOALS

  1. Use Sketchup drafting software to provide shop drawings for projects
  2. Layout and frame typical residential wall section
  3. Job shadow one hour a semester
  4. Be able to wire residential outlets and switches
  5. Form and pour concrete benches
  6. Research six different construction careers
  7. Recognize different materials used in the construction industry

YEAR THREE GOALS

  1. Use Sketchup drafting software to provide shop drawings for projects
  2. Be able to layout and frame typical residential wall section independently
  3. Job shadow one hour a quarter
  4. Be able to wire residential outlets and switches
  5. Form and pour concrete benches
  6. Eligible to participate in Tree Trust
  7. Tree Trust Certifications
    1. Osha 10
    2. Forklift operator certificate
    3. Skidsteer operator certificate
    4. HBI certificate
    5. CPR/First Aid
    6. NCCER certificate
  8. Welding
    1. Welding certificate for MCTC