- Construct, erect, install, and repair all residential building components.
- Operate power tools, interpret construction documents, produce estimates, and evaluate and perform project cost analysis.
- Earn industry-recognized, valuable certifications, such as OSHA, PBA, and fork lift certifications.
- Fabricate, weld, and machine metal materials.
Job Titles – Career Pathways
13-1051 Cost Estimator
47-2061 Construction Laborers
47-2152 Plumbers, Pipefitters and Steamfitters
47-3012 Helpers — Carpenters
47-3013 Helpers — Electricians
49-9042 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General
49-9098 Helpers — Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers
51-4121 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers
CTC knowledge transfers to college credits at:
Commonwealth Technical Institute
Community College of Allegheny County
Luzerne County Community College
Orleans Technical Institute
Pennsylvania College of Technology
NOCTI – National Occupational Competency Testing Institute Certification
* Building Property Maintenance
Forklift Operator Certification
OSHA – Safety Certification
PBA – Pennsylvania Builders Association
Accreditations – PBA – Pennsylvania Builders Association
➤ For more detailed information about this program, including the grading policy, task list, etc., please refer to the course syllabus.
Instructor – Mr. Mark Holtzman
I am a lifelong resident of Berks County. I began my career in the construction field when I was a senior in high school. I continued my career into residential construction where I framed and fashioned houses. I decided to go to college to study construction management and get into the commercial market.
After leaving Millersville University, I worked at various construction companies in the commercial/industrial and correctional fields. I have held positions in the construction industry from laborer to general manager.
Vocational I Teaching Certification, Temple University
Applied Engineering, Millersville University
Certifications and Awards
OSHA 30 Construction Safety
Certified Lift Truck Trainer
I have worked for companies specializing in all areas of building construction, including construction or maintenance/repair of residential, commercial, industrial, and correctional facilities.
Hire Date: 2010
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