Career Opportunities

  • Carpenter
  • Masonry Worker
  • Electrician
  • Plumber
  • Sheet Metal Worker
  • Painter
  • General or Sub-Contractor
  • Construction Estimator
  • Insulator
  • And Many More…
Construction Trades

Construction Trades

Do you like to work with your hands? Do you like to work outdoors? Would you like to join a construction crew with your classmates and actually build a house or commercial structure? Then sign up for this program!! You will be given the opportunity to prepare for employment and learn the attitudes and behavior necessary to get a job in this field. If you’re interested in gaining pre-apprenticeship training in carpentry, electrical, heating, air conditioning, painting, drywalling, plumbing, and masonry trades, sign up today.

Our new program in Construction Trades: HVAC will give you a chance to learn how to operate, install and repair home and commercial furnaces and air conditioning units. You will learn how to control the temperature and air quality in a home or other building. The class is based at Ivy Tech Community College in Valparaiso.

Grade: 11,12

Credits: 6-8

Location: Ivy Tech and Portage

Dual Credit Available

Educational Opportunities

Purdue University
Ivy Tech Community College
Indiana State University
Vincennes University
Ball State University
Apprenticeships w/ Trade Unions


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