Building Trades (West Holmes High School)

Program Information

This program is located at the West Holmes High School campus, Millersburg.  Like students in the Construction Technology program at the Career Center’s main campus, students in Building Trades will spend two years constructing a modular home from the ground up. Students work in teams and independently in all aspects of construction including framing, roofing, plumbing, wiring, and interior/exterior finishing.
Time spent with aerial work platforms and telehandlers allows students to gain an even wider range of construction experience. Students will also participate in smaller projects as they take part in community service.

The Career Center is a registered modular home builder. 

Certifications for Qualifying Students:

  • Certification through the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER)
  • Industry Credential Certifications for OSHA 10 hr
  • Aerial Work Platforms
  • Class 7 Telehandler Forklift

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Students in this program also may qualify for articulated college credit. 

This program is available for West Holmes High School students only.
Students that are interested in this program, contact your WHHS school counselor.


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Skills You'll Learn in This Program 

  • Carpentry
  • Masonry
  • Residential wiring
  • Plumbing
  • Drywalling
  • Blueprint reading
  • Building layout
  • Construction management
  • Hand and power tool operation
  • Employability skills
  • Basic construction skills through practical experience

Career Opportunities

This is the program for you if you want to be a/an:

  • Carpenter
  • Electrician
  • Plumber
  • Construction assistant
  • Skilled trades apprentice

With further training you can become a:

  • Construction supervisor
  • Construction project manager
  • Construction company owner
  • Building inspector
  • Land developer

Ready to get ahead? 

Taking control of your future is easier than you think. By finishing your high school education through this program, you put yourself ahead of your peers with field experience a normal classroom could never replicate. Apply for this program and pursue your passion today!


BT Practices with Equipment
BT students spent some time practicing with various construction equipment before CT/BT's annual Equipment Day event.    

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