- Construct, erect, install, and repair all residential building components.
- Operate power tools, read construction drawings, 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 II Teaching Certification, Temple University
B.S. 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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