Construction Trades

The Construction Trades Training Program allows participants to receive real on-the-job training, learning marketable construction skills.  Participants engage in the entire process of full-gut rehabilitation of single-family homes including:

  • Handling Materials and Tools
  • Demolition and Cleanout
  • Blueprint Reading
  • Cost Estimating
  • Replacement of Structural Members
  • Masonry
  • Framing
  • Floor Preparation/Finishing
  • Door/Window Installation
  • Insulation and Drywall
  • Interior finishing

Participants will also build a house which will be sold to a low income family. These experiences allow the participants to feel a sense of pride and community service. The participants learn important lesson through this process such as teamwork, dependability, punctuality, and preparedness.