Construction Technologies

Construction Technologies

Working together to build futures

Does building a deck, painting a room, remodeling a house, using hand and power tools, operating heavy equipment or installing electrical or duct work sound like a good day in the office? A career in the construction trades may be the perfect fit. It can also involve working outside and working as part of a team.
Check out the options below and visit the program page for more information professional credentials and job opportunities.

The Construction Technologies programs join forces to build entire houses

The Construction Technologies programs join forces to build entire houses
Carpentry handles the framing, roofing, floors, hangs doors, cabinets, and trim.
Electrical Trades installs safety systems, wiring, breakers, receptacles, switches, and fixtures.
Building and Grounds Maintenance insulates the structure and install plumbing systems and fixtures.
HVAC and R fabricates and installs the duct work and heating/cooling units.
SkillsUSA and NCCR are making a difference for Construction Technology students. Watch this video to see why employers are getting involved with these organizations and Career Tech Education.
The video linked here is provided courtesy of Steve Baker, Newscenter 7. Check it out!

Upper Valley Career Center is a great place to begin.

Apprenticeship students learn and EARN

Many students in construction trades qualify for exciting apprenticeships which allow them to earn really good wages while they continue their education. Please check out this amazing opportunity.
All programming within the Construction Trades area of Upper Valley Career Center participate in SkillsUSA. This fine organization provides events to showcase your individual abilities as well as opportunities to build a professional network and lifelong friends.

Nationally recognized for excellence!

Advance CTE HVAC/R was honored at the national level by Advance CTE based on their uniquely inventive and effective approaches to stimulating student learning, offering extensive work-based learning experiences, maintaining strong partnerships with industry and community organizations, and preparing students for postsecondary and career success.
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