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Construction Trades

The Construction Trades program prepares students for careers in designing, planning, managing, building and maintaining the built environment.

Students will explore and experience employment possibilities in the various manual trades including, but not limited to, safety, tools, materials, and training requirements. Topics to be covered are employment, materials, hand and power tool use, construction drawings, window, and door installation, floor framing, wall framing, roof framing. Students will be introduced to construction drawings and their various uses.

This program is for students who wish to enter a building trades (construction or maintenance) career field. They are provided entry-level, industry-validated, hands-on training that prepares the student to enter and be successful in the job market. The Construction Trades program includes studies in basic shop skills, aspects of carpentry, concrete, electrical wiring, plumbing, painting and estimating. Interactive computer-aided training is used to enhance student’s 21st-century work skills. Students will also participate in resume writing and job interview skills.

Students in Construction Trades courses can expect the chance to earn the following credentials before leaving Lyndon Institute:
  • HeartSaver First Aid, CPR, and AED
  • OSHA 10 Hour Training
Earn college credit!

Students can also earn dual-enrollment college credit in selected classes:


Early Childhood Education
-    Intro to Early Childhood Education
     3 credits
-    Communication in Early Childhood 
     and After School Workplace
     3 credits
-    Infant and Toddler Development
     3 credits
-    Fostering Creativity - 3 credits
Allied Health 
-    Medical Terminology - 3 credits
-    Human Biology - 3 credits
Precision Machining
-    Intro to Lathes - 2 credits
-    Intro to Milling & Grinding - 
2 credits
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