The Building and Construction Trades pathway encompasses four career pathways: Cabinetry, Millwork, and Woodworking; Engineering and Heavy Construction; Mechanical Systems Installation and Repair; and Residential and Commercial Construction. These pathways emphasize processes, systems, and the way in which structures are built. The knowledge and skills are acquired in a sequential, standards-based program that integrates hands-on, project-based, and work-based instruction.
Department & Programs Offered
Construction Energy Management (CEM)
- Construction Management A.S. Degree
- Building Inspection and Construction Codes A.S. Degree
- A.S. General Education
- Certificates of Achievement and Skills Certificates
Typical Position / Salary Per Year*
- Building Inspector$72,576
- Cost Estimator$51,878
*Information from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Employment Statistics for Santa Cruz County, 2014 First Quarter Wages.
Occupational & Career Information
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