Introduction to the Building Trades

  • Application Available Soon

     Classes start in January 2020 and run for two days a week until May 2020



    Fairbanks Pipeline Training Center Complex, 3580 Cartwright Road. 

    Students MUST provide their own transportation.


    Dates and Times: 

    Monday & Tuesday / 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm


    Course Description:

    Offered spring semester 2020, the Introduction to the Building Trades course will provide a career exploration opportunity for students into high skill, high wage, and high demand building trade occupations.  Topics will include but are not limited to:

    • NCCER
    • OSHA 10 hour Construction Worker Safety
    • Scaffold User Certification
    • Fall Protection Certification
    • Classification 5 Warehouse Forklift Operator Certification
    • Power and Hand Tool use and safety
    • Small project construction
    • Industry and job site tours

    Successful completion of this course can be a pathway into union apprenticeships.

    Course Credit:

    This will be Pass/Fail outside credit course which will not be included in GPA calculations. There is a limit of twelve students per course. Motivated students may be allowed to take two of the Introduction to the Trades courses. The final selection of student participants will be made by the instructors of each Local in conjunction with counselors and CTE Director.

    Qualified students will be selected on a first-come basis.



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Last Modified on September 12, 2019