Building Trades Certificate Program


September 12, 2016 thru October 21, ​2016

Course description:

This course is for individuals interested in earning certifications that can lead to employment in a Building Trade and who are interested in earning multiple industry certifications. Individuals will be trained to operate various power and hand tools safely and effectively. Students will experience
classroom activities that expose them to fundamental skills and processes, such as but not limited to basic residential wiring, framing, plumbing and
finishing work.

Certifications Offered:

  • OSHA 10 hr.
  • Scaffold Safety Certification
  • Ladder Safety Certification (American Ladder Institute)
  • Fork Lift Operation, Bob Cat (Skid Loader and Compact Tractor)
  • HILTI Power Actuator Fastening Certification

Participants who successfully complete this program will:

  • understand essential workplace safety
  • be able to identify basic power and hand tools relative to the building trades
  • be able to operate various power tools including but not limited to a handheld circular saw, table saw, various power drills, router, handheld sander and more
  • be able to utilize new skills to construct a moderate size structure
  • appear more marketable to potential employers in the trade industry
  • earn the certifications identified below


  • Completed Application (online)
  • Be at least 18 yrs. of age
  • High School Transcript or GED diploma
  • College Transcripts (if applicable)
  • Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal History, Child Abuse History Clearance
  • Physical Exam including: 2 step PPD, Drug Screen, Immunizations (MMR, Hepatitis B, Varicella, Flu Vaccine
  • Attend student orientation/interview


Location: Aston
30 days
7:45am to 2:15pm
Cost: $1815 plus certification costs
Type: Full time, Intergenerational