• construction trades

    Grade Level: 11, 12

    Credits: 3 per year (1.5 per semester)

    Location: On-site at NEWTech -- Also offered in the Davenport School District (including Wilbur and Reardan-Edwall)

    Duration: 540 hours (year-long) with an optional Year Two 540-hour course available

    Instructor: Chuck Sauer

    Year One Course - Junior or Senior standing             
    Year Two Course - B or better in Year 1 course and Instructor's approval

    Program Description: The Construction Trades program is a state of Washington approved pre-apprenticeship program designed to teach entry-level construction skills and knowledge. This course covers both residential and commercial construction with an emphasis on job site safety. The course goals is to prepare students for direct entry into an apprenticeship by meeting rigorous academic and industry standards.

    High School Credit Equivalencies: 1.0 Math

    Certifications: OSHA 10, CPR/First Aid, Flagger, and Forklift

    Careers in this field:

    • Carpenter
    • HVAC
    • Electrician
    • Roofing
    • Finisher
    • Heavy Equipment Operator
    • Laborer
    • Architect
    • Engineer
    • Constrcution Management
    • Building Inspector

    2020-21 Construction Trades Syllabus

    Program Uniform Information

    Construction Trades Shop Safety Expectations

    Construction Trades Classroom Safety Expectations

    Construction Trades General Student Behavioral Expectations

  • brandon young

    Brandon Young completed two years  in our Construction Trades program.  As a junior, Brandon was one of five NEWTech  students selected to participate in a paid internship with Spokane's Associated General Contractors called the Lemon Head Program.  Brandon has been completing his internship with Bacon Concrete  earning a prevailing wage of $38.16.