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Construction and Building Trades


Architecture and Construction Skills Standards and Competency Tests from the CareerTech Testing Center
Brickmasonry: Mason Tender
Brickmasonry: Masonry Trainee
BMT: Carpentry
BMT: Electrical
BMT: HVAC
BMT: Plumbing
Cabinetmaking: Cabinetmaker Helper
Carpentry: Drywall Installation Trainee
Carpentry: Finish Carpenter
Carpentry: Form Carpenter
Carpentry: Frame Carpenter
Carpentry: Roofer
Construction Trainee
Drafting: Architectural Drafter
Drafting: Drafting Technician
Drafting:Mechanical Drafter
Electrical Trades: Commercial/Industrial Electrician's Assistant
Electrical Trades: Residential Electrician's Assistant
HVAC: HVAC Technician
HVAC: Natural Gas Piping Technician
HVAC: Refrigeration Technician
HVAC: Sheet Metal Technician
Heavy Equipment Operation: Operator
Horticulture: Landscape Maintenance Technician
Plumbing Apprentice Technician
Welding: Cutting Process Operator (CPO)
Welding: Flux-Cored Arc Welder
Welding: Gas Metal Arc Welder (GMAW)
Welding: Gas Tungsten Arc Welder (GTAW)
Welding: Shielded Metal Arc Welder





MAVCC's HVACR Series — Curriculum

Fundamentals of Air Conditioning and Refrigeration
HVACR Electrical Systems
Residential and Light Commercial HVAC

MAVCC's HVACR Electrical Systems aligns to the HVAC Excellence competencies and to the PAHRA/NATE competencies and task list. These crosswalks may be downloaded for free at http://mavcc.com/resourcesCW.htm .


MAVCC's Welding Series — Curriculum

Fundamentals of Welding
Oxyacetylene Welding and Oxyfuel Cutting
Shielded Metal Arc Welding and Carbon Arc Cutting—Air
Gas Metal Arc Welding and Flux-Cored Arc Welding
Gas Tungsten Arc Welding and Plasma Arc Cutting
Shielded Metal Arc Pipe Welding

MAVCC's Electrical Wiring Series — Curriculum

Basic Wiring
Commercial and Industrial Wiring
Residential Wiring

MAVCC's Electrical Wiring Series aligns to the 2011 NEC. These crosswalks may be downloaded for free at http://mavcc.com/resourcesCW.htm .


MAVCC's Free Resources for HVACR, Welding and Electrical Wiring Series



Trades Math Workbook

This site provides resources for measurement and calculation; money math; scheduling, budgeting, and accounting; and data analysis.
Math Workbook


Occupational Safety & Health Administration

OSHA's website has training presentations in many areas such as cranes, scaffolds, tools, and more.
OSHA Training Presentations



AEC Info
...a site dealing with the architectural, engineering, construction and home building industry; it includes articles, specs, and much more
Better Homes & Gardens Home Improvement Encyclopedia
...basic plumbing, electrical, landscape, and household tips and tricks
Builder Online
...articles from this popular periodical of the building trade
Building Materials and Wood Technology : Links
...practical articles and links to wood technology sources on the Internet
Education Index : Construction Trade Resources
...a list of sites to support vocational construction classes
Do It Yourself.com
...practical instructions and tips on everything from building a backyard barbecue to balancing a checkbook