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Construction & Cabinet Making

Employees in construction build and remodel houses, apartments, industrial buildings, churches, schools and recreational facilities. This pathway also includes the building of highways, streets, bridges, tunnels and airports as well as power plants, chemical plants, refineries and mills.

Courses in construction and cabinet making will help prepare students who may be interested in careers such as: 

  • General Contractor/Builder
  • Construction Engineer
  • Project Manager
  • Construction Foreman
  • Estimator
  • Equipment and Material Manager
  • Construction Inspector
  • Subcontractor
  • Field Supervisor
  • Mason
  • Construction Craft Laborer

Education Requirements

Employers in construction and cabinet making look for a wide variety of education. Community colleges, technical institutes and career technical schools offer one-, two- and three-year programs in skilled crafts.

Four-year colleges and universities offer degree programs in construction management, construction technology, construction science and safety.

Industry-recognized credentials are available from trade associations, industry-established education foundations and industry consortia.

Information provided by: www.careerclusters.org