Building Trades

Course Overview

  • Develop skills in carpentry, electricity, masonry and plumbing

  • Operate a variety of professional hand and power tools

  • Build and renovate structures for local nonprofit organizations

Course Details

Course length: 9 months

Next start date(s): Fall 2024 dates TBD

Tentative schedule: 8:15 am – 2:45 pm, M-F

Credentials & college credit

Students who complete our course earn the following industry-recognized credentials:

  • OSHA Certification via CareerSafe®
  • Pennsylvania Skills Certificate via NOCTI®

Students who complete our course are well-positioned to earn associate degrees at the following school(s):

  • Lehigh Carbon Community College

Career pathways

with credentials earned at LCTI:

  • Carpenter apprentice
  • Electrician apprentice
  • Masonry apprentice
  • Plumbing apprentice
  • Property manager

with associate degree or experience:

  • Carpenter
  • Construction supervisor
  • Electrician
  • Mason
  • Plumber

with bachelor’s degree:

  • Architect
  • Civil engineer
  • Construction manager
  • Engineering manager

Learn more about potential career pathways.

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Schnecksville, PA

Preparing all students for their personalized career pathway