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  • Students measure and position a stake in preparation for excavation.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.

Students in Building and Property Maintenance learn how to use various power tools, such as circular saws.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

Students cut vinyl siding with a chop saw on the site of a house renovation project.

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

student using cordless drill-driverStudent Certifications
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.


Mr. HoltzmanInstructor – Mr. Mark Holtzman

I am a life-long resident of Berks County. I began my career in the construction and maintenance field when I was a senior in high school. I have held job titles in this field from laborer to general manager.   My wife and I live in the Reading area with our English bulldog named Boogie.

General Industrial Technology, Millersville University
Vocational I & II Teaching Certification, Supervisor Certification, Temple University
MS Ed/Director Certification, Temple University

Work Experience
I have worked for companies specializing in all areas of building construction including construction or maintenance/repair of residential, commercial, industrial, and correction facilities.  

Hire Date: 2021

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