Construction Trades Academy Pre-Apprenticeship Program (C-TAPP) Certificate

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This apprenticeship readiness program prepares students with the knowledge and skills necessary for employment in the construction industry.

This one-quarter program covers safety, hand and power tool use, math, carpentry trades, print and plan reading, and employment preparation.

Students entering the one-quarter Pre-Apprenticeship Construction Trades program will be required to complete entry and quarterly assessments while enrolled in the program. These assessments will not determine eligibility for the program.

Physical Requirements

Should be able to lift 40 pounds.

Program Length

This program is approximately one quarter long, depending on the time students need to satisfactorily complete all graduation requirements.

Admission Dates

Fall and spring quarters.

Completion Requirements



Program Course List

CONST 102Safety & Operating Certificates


CONST 104Trades Math & Print Reading for Const.


CONST 106Basic Carpentry Skills


CONST 109Employment Preparation


Total Credit Hours:18

Note: CONST 102-139 are articulated courses with high schools for dual enrollment.