Construction & Manufacturing

Construction is consistently one of the top-paying fields for graduates of study – college or associate’s level degrees. It’s an exciting, creative and dynamic arena in which problems are solved, old things are fixed and new things are created. It’s simply one of the most practical and creative choices you can make.

Students in the Construction cluster go on field trips to live construction sites in the Greater Philadelphia area and the Navy Yard.

Lists of schools that support these programs are provided on each program page.

Prepares students to apply technical knowledge and understanding of scientific principles, mathematical concepts and technical skills, including CAD, to develop plans for buildings and other structures using various building materials, creative layouts, and designs that are in keeping with the various building codes, zoning laws and other regulations and ordinances.

Prepares students to apply technical knowledge and skills to lay out, fabricate, erect, install, and repair structures and fixtures using hand and power tools.

CADD technician job description. As a CADD or computer-aided design technician, you’ll use software to create design plans for buildings and machinery.
You could work in a wide range of industries from engineering and construction to manufacturing.

The skills and science behind building structures is constantly changing and adapting for the future. Learn about the latest state-of-the-art technologies and science behind modernizing and revolutionizing construction basics.

Electricians typically do the following: Read blueprints or technical diagrams. Install and maintain wiring, control, and lighting systems. Inspect electrical components, such as transformers and circuit breakers. Identify electrical problems with a variety of testing devices.

Electronics Technology is a growing industry that is expanding rapidly into many areas within telecommunications, biotechnology and automation. Industry and businesses rely on electronics technology for creating, manufacturing, and maintaining industrial machinery and processes.

Behind every good property is an excellent property manager. Learn the skills and protocol of property management while still in high school to be ready for employment upon graduating.

As ever before, plumbers are highly skilled, and highly necessary. Learn the basics of plumbing how-to and learn how to problem solve like a professional.

Prepares students to apply technical knowledge and skills in all aspects of shaping metal parts. Instruction involves making computations relating to work dimensions, tooling, and feeds and speeds of machining.

Prepares students to apply technical knowledge and skills in gas, arc, shielded, and non-shielded metal arc, brazing, flame-cutting, and plasma welding. Hand, semi-automatic, and automatic welding processes are also included in the instruction.