Construction Trades Skills

  • Two students use a miter saw to cut a 2x4 for their project.

    Barry Tech | Engineering Technologies | Construction Trades Skills in Long Island

  • About This Course

    Students in this course will develop the skills they need to begin a career in construction. Students will receive individualized instruction in maintenance work with an emphasis on repair-oriented projects, and participate in active learning in a variety of building maintenance areas.

    Students Will Learn:

    • Clean or prepare construction sites to eliminate possible hazards.
    • Shovel stone aggregate under the direction of a supervisor.
    • Measure, mark and align structural elements.
    • Load or unload building materials and distribute them at appropriate locations on a building site.
    • Erect or dismantle scaffolding, bracing, traffic barricades, ramps or other temporary structures.
    • Position or dismantle forms for pouring concrete, using saws, hammers, nails or bolts.
  • Construction Trainees Will Learn Skills, Including:

    • General Carpentry
    • Basic Plumbing and Electrical Wiring


  • Course available: Grades 10, 11 or 12
    Course length: 2 years/CDOS Eligible 
    Placement: Skills 
    Location: Barry Tech


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