Instructor: Jack Flory
Building Trades offers opportunities to work with building materials, learn carpentry, masonry, drywall, and roofing, all while earning academic credit. Students achieve a wide variety of hands-on experiences, all related to the multi-faceted construction industry. Experiences will be acquired through proper use of technical vocabulary, interpretation and understanding of architectural drawings and blueprints, use of leveling and layout instruments, proper installation techniques of both concrete flat work and the laying up of masonry units, rough and finish carpentry, insulation, drywall hanging, and finishing. Building codes, laws, and general construction safety will also be covered.