Is this for you?

In this lab you need to be/have:

  • Willing to work outside regardless of weather conditions

  • Inner drive

  • Willing to work long hours when necessary

  • Organized

  • Good math skills

  • Good work ethic

  • Able to visualize blue prints/plans

In this program you will earn certification in:


  • CPR/1st Aid

  • OSHA 10

  • Hilti

  • Gastite/Flashshield


 

 

Skills taught in this program:


  • Commercial Construction

  • Metal Framing

  • Acoustical ceilings

  • Insulation

  • Drywall

  • Plumbing

  • Masonry

  • Heavy Equipment Fundamentals

  • OSHA 10

  • First Aid & CPR

  • Site Layout

  • Grade & Elevations

  • Project Management

  • Blueprint Reading

Typical Wages for jobs in this field:

Building Inspector— $53,180
Electrician— $49,320
Mason— $46,800
Heavy Equipment Operator— $41,510
Crane/Tower Operator—$46,450

*National Median Salaries
* Ohio Career Information System, 2010
* May require post-high school degrees

Career Options open with this Certification:


  • Building Inspector

  • Electrician

  • Mason

  • Heavy Equipment Operator

  • Cement Finisher

  • Plumber

  • Carpenter

  • Pipe Fitter

Employment Outlook for 2010 to 2020


  • Demand for building inspectors is projected to grow 18%

  • Employment of electricians is forecast to grow 23.2%

  • The field of masons is anticipated to grow 40%

  • The need for crane/tower operators is projected to grow 15.7%

  • Demand for Bulldozer/grader operators is expected to increase 23.5%


 

Career options with additional training / education:


  •  A variety of careers which would build on a general knowledge of the Building Industry.


 

Articulated agreements


  • Columbus State