Our Programs

Building Trades

This two-year program is designed to teach students the basic skills necessary to enter the construction field. The program teaches both carpentry and basic electrical wiring. In carpentry, the student will learn blueprint reading and sketching, construction safety procedures, hand and power tool operation, foundations, sub-flooring, framing, roofs, stairs and basic house construction and codes. In electrical, the student will learn cable and device installation procedures, service entrance, light switching, branch circuits, special purpose branch circuits and electrical code. Residential supply and waste plumbing and HVAC systems are also introduced.

Over the two-year program, students gain experience and practice through the construction of a marketable house with an emphasis on energy efficiency and 'green'.

Skills USA


Career Development Center - Course Catalog

Adults are welcome to apply for daytime technical programs. A Vermont resident adult without a high school diploma is a secondary student and is eligible for tuition to be paid by their school district. Adults with high school diplomas will be charged a tuition. Financial aid may be available. Contact the Adult Education Office at 447-3596.


Academics & Career Readiness