Construction is a two year program. Residential construction is the emphasis the first year of the program focusing on blueprint reading, applied math, basic tool use, equipment, and safety. You will explore building techniques including concrete and masonry, framing, electrical, plumbing, drywall installation, HVAC (heating ventilation and air conditioning) and painting. You will also earn your ten hour O.S.H.A. card allowing you to step onto the job site. Commercial construction is the emphasis the second year. Skills learned the first year are reinforced in commercial applications. You can participate in the ACE Mentorship Program and the Builders of the Future program which prepares you for the business side of the construction industry as well.