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Basic Trades

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What are basic trades?

Basic trades include electrical, plumbing, carpentry, sheet metal, HVACR, sprinkler-fitter, and pipe-fitter.

What do I need to do to work in basic trades?

Based on the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) curriculum, this Basic Construction Skills course can be taken as a standalone course and also serves as a required prerequisite for our NCCER HVAC program and NCCER Welding program. Topics covered include basic safety, construction math, hand tools and power tools, construction drawings, basic communication skills, and employability skills to prepare to enter the workforce.

What is the median salary for a basic trade?

Where can I go from here?

Construction Careers
1. Construction Laborer
2. Security Guard
3. Basic Trades
4. Construction Welder
5. Freight, Stock, and Materials Mover (Forklift Operator)
6. Solar Photovoltaic Installer
7. Paving/Surfacing Equipment Operator
8. Excavation/Loading Equipment Operator
9. HVACR Technician (certificate)
10. Electrician (Apprentice)
11. First-Line Supervisor
12. Building Maintenance
13. HVACR Technician (Apprentice)
14. Industrial Machinery Mechanic
15. Cost Estimator
16. Construction Inspector
17. Building Controls Installer
18. Architectural Design Technologist
19. Engineering Technician
20. Construction Supervisor
21. Project Manager
22. Surveyor
23. CADD Designer
24. Civil CADD Designer
25. Civil Design Technician
26. Control Systems Service Technician
27. Facility Management Technician
28. Engineer
29. Civil Engineer
30. Architect
31. Construction Manager
32. Maintenance Manager
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