Construction Trades

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About the Construction Trades Program

The Construction Trades program of choice is designed to build skills needed for direct entry into the construction field or an apprenticeship program. Our program offers coursework in:

• Framing
• Plumbing
• Foundations
• Electrical
• Architecture (new in 2024)
• Green Energy
• Construction Management
• CAD Engineering

This coursework leads to capstone projects incorporating all these skills.

Successful completion of the Construction Trades program of choice prepares students to enter the workforce directly or continue their experience in a technical school, community college, or a four-year university.

Jobs in the Construction Trades Field

• Construction Manager
• Electrician
• Surveyor
• Carpenter
• Plumber
• HVAC technician
• Equipment Operator
• Steelworker
• Cement Mason
• Roofer
• Drywall Installer
• Solar Panel Technician
• Pipefitter
• Elevator Mechanic

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Career Outlook

Average annual job openings in Washington*
Median annual wage nationwide

• OSHA 10
• First Aid/CPR
• Fork Lift Operator Certification
• Carpenter Pre-Apprentice

• Hoffman Construction
• Quail Homes
• McKay Sposito
• Nutter Corporation
• Parr Lumber
• Local 701 Equipment Operators
• Pacific Northwest Carpenter’s Institute
• NW College of Construction

*Wage Data and Job Projections – Washington STEM
**Job Growth Outlook – U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics

How do I apply?


Eric Saueracker360-313-4400
Construction Trades coordinator
Erik Gunderson360-313-4400
Construction Trades coordinator