Do you like to work with your hands?
Do you enjoy creating or building items?
Do you want to work with handheld and power tools?
If so, you should check out the programs in the Construction and Architecture cluster!
Enrolling in a program within the Construction cluster opens the door to the exciting world of art and science behind careers in architecture and construction. These programs give you the opportunity to work with your hands and use building tools to bring your ideas to life. You will master concepts and practices that enable you to work in state-of-the-art construction labs and ensure that you are prepared to continue your studies in college or to enter the field of carpentry, HVAC, electricity, welding, plumbing or another type of residential construction.
- Compete in the annual Newhouse architecture competition
- Receive mentoring from professionals in Architecture, Construction and Engineering fields through the ACE mentor program partnership
- Flaunt your skills in the Construction Industry Service Corporation (CISCO) Hands-On-Fair
Careers to Consider
With a College Degree:
- Construction Manager: $56,055-$114,144
- Surveyor: $36,259-$73,064
With a Professional Certification/Degree:
- Union Carpenter: $55.65/hr
- Union Electrician: $64.44/hr
- Union Painter: $57.02/hr
- Union Plumber: $63.30/hr
With a High School Diploma:
- Carpentry Helper: $19,131-$38,555
- Meter Reader: $19,312-$40,155