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Building Trades

People who work in this pathway build and remodel houses, apartments, industrial buildings, warehouses, office buildings, churches, schools and recreational facilities.

 Example Careers  

  • Architectural Engineering Technician 
  • Building/Construction Finishing, Management and Inspection
  • Civil Engineering Technology/Technician 
  • Construction Engineering Technology/Technician 
  • Drafting CAD/CADD
  • Electrician
  • Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technician
  • Carpenter
  • Plumber

Pathway Courses

Related Electives

Career Related Activities

External Experiences

  • Job Shadow
  • Internship (Long-term)
  • Mini-Internship (Winter Break, Spring Break)


Triton Certificates

Triton Degrees

Building Trade Apprenticeship Programs

Example College Majors 

  • Building/Construction Management
  • Construction Engineering Technology
  • Energy Management and Systems Technology
  • Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology