Building Construction

Building Construction Trades Program

The Building Construction Trades program is a two-year program in which students acquire entry-level skills in construction related trades. Students are exposed to various phases of residential and commercial construction through book study and hands-on work at jobsites.

East Central College will grant advanced standing toward an associate’s degree to those students successfully completing the Building Construction Trades program at Four Rivers Career Center.

Students will learn personal development, work attitude and leadership skills as a part of the program and their membership in SkillsUSA, the national career and technical student organization.

Areas of Training

  • Blueprint Reading
  • Material Estimating
  • Foundation Layout
  • Framing
  • Roofing
  • Drywall
  • Insulation
  • Carpentry
  • Cabinet Installation
  • Plumbing
  • Electrical Wiring
  • Concrete
Building Construction

Rob York

Jeff Frankenberg

Career Pathways

Program of Study

ECC Fact Sheet
Building Construction Fact Sheet

Partner Links
Carpenters' District Council of Greater St. Louis & Vicinity
International Union of Operating Engineers--Local 513
Laborers Local 110

Expected Earnings

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