Construction Essentials

New program starting August 2020! 


Our Construction Essentials program gives students the foundational skills necessary for an entry-level job in construction. Students gain experience and training in three essential construction areas: carpentry, electrical, and plumbing. 

Students also learn the fundamentals for all construction trades including construction math, power tools, construction drawings, and material handling. Students prepare for two industry recognized certifications, including OSHA 10 and Backflow Prevention Certification

Potential career paths for students who complete our Construction Essentials program include General Construction Labor, Residential/Commercial Construction, Construction Remodeling, Carpentry, Service Plumber, Apprentice Electrician, Entry Level Electrical/Mechanical Technician. 

Construction Essentials Program Flyer

Construction Essentials Program Checklist

2020–2021 Program Dates

Please note that end dates are approximate.


Start Date End Date Days Time Status


6/29/2021 M-Th 12:00pm–4:00pm Open


6/29/2021 M-Th 5:00pm–9:00pm Open
1/11/2021 11/1/2021 M-Th 12:00pm–4:00pm Open
1/11/2021 11/1/2021 M-Th 5:00pm–9:00pm Open


Program Cost

It's free to apply to Emily Griffith Technical College. You're under no obligation once you apply. Filling out an application allows us to connect you with people who can provide more information about your preferred studies and career goals.

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Upcoming Related Events

Tuesday, July 7, 2020
Health Information Session
Time: 10:00am to 12:00pm
Friday, July 10, 2020
Emily Griffith Graduation Ceremony
Time: 9:00am to 11:00am
Friday, July 10, 2020
Emily Griffith Graduation Ceremony
Time: 1:00pm to 3:00pm

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