Construction

Construction Trades

Carpentry I

Hrs: 45
Tuition: $495
Terms Offered: I, III
Course #: 5001
Days: Term I M/W, Term III T/Th
Time: 5:30 - 8:45 p.m.

Course content will include building materials; safety; tools; plans, specifications and codes; footing and foundations; floor framing; wall and ceiling framing; and roof framing.

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Carpentry II

Hrs: 45 
Tuition: $495
Terms Offered: II, IV
Course #: 5002 
Days: Term II M/W, Term IV T/Th
Time: 5:30 - 8:45 p.m.

This course will focus roofing materials and methods; windows and exterior doors; and exterior wall finish.

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Carpentry III

Hrs: 45 
Tuition: $495
Terms Offered: III, V
Course #: 5003 
Days: Term III M/W, Term V T/Th
Time: 5:30 - 8:45 p.m.

Topics presented will include thermal and sound insulation; interior wall and ceiling finish; finish flooring; stair construction; doors and interior trim; and painting and finishing.

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Block & Brick

Hrs: 30 
Tuition: $330
Terms Offered: I, III
Course #: 5010 
Days: Term I T/Th, Term III M/W 
Time: 5:30 - 7:45 p.m.

This course covers the masonry trades from footers to brick & block work. Students become familiar with masonry tools. Objectives include: Using hand tools to measure, cut, & assemble masonry units to a specific dimension; discussion of laying out a foundation using batter boards and strings; and types of brick & block projects.

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Residential Wiring

Hrs: 45 
Tuition: $495
Terms Offered: I, III, V
Course #: 5020 
Days: Term I, III T/Th, Term V M/W
Time: 5:30 - 8:45 p.m.

Using theory and lab activities, this course covers basic electricity and home wiring, including wiring materials and devices, splicing, outlets, switches, residential service requirements, lighting and National Electric Code.

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Plumbing

Hrs: 45
Tuition: $495
Terms Offered: I, IV
Course #: 5030 
Days: M, W
Time: 5:30 - 8:45 p.m.

This course is for the individual interested in acquiring the basic skills of installing and maintaining basic plumbing systems. This course will cover the theory of design and layout with emphasis on the practice of installing, testing, and repairing a typical residential system. The course includes instruction in both copper and plastic installations.

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General Home Repair

Hrs: 30
Tuition: $330
Terms Offered: I, III
Course #: 5040
Days: T, Th
Time: 5:30 - 7:45 p.m.

This course is designed for the homeowner and do-it-yourselfer who wishes to make general repairs around the home. Course content will include material selection, tool selection, basic plumbing repairs, drywall repair, basic electrical repairs, and other topics relating to home repair.

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Carpentry

Hrs: 236

Tuition: $3,335.00

Course#: 5099

Time: 5:30 - 8:45 p.m.

Books: $360

Equipment:  $500 

Terms Offered: I, II, III, IV, V 

Schedule: Days and times vary based on student's registered courses.

This program is on the Certified TAA/WIOA Training Programs/Providers List of the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Workforce Development System. It is comprised of a series of courses and includes:

  • #5001--Carpentry I
  • #5002--Carpentry II
  • #5003--Carpentry III
  • #5010--Block & Brick
  • #5500--Technical Math
  • #5020--Residential Wiring
  • #5030--Plumbing
  • #6002--OSHA 10

Student may substitute one of the following electives:

  • #5500 Technical Math I
  • #5505 Technical Math II
  • #2023 Computer Basics/Windows
  • #2034 Microsoft Office I
  • #2035 Microsoft Office II

Please contact CareerLink at 814-455-9966 for more information.

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