Intro to Building Trades

An online, at-your-own-pace course, powered by Penn Foster.

Course Commitment: $149.00

This course introduces you to the various domains of the construction industry: carpentry, HVAC, plumbing, roofing, drywall work, general maintenance, and so on. You’ll learn the differences between construction and building trades and residential and commercial construction. The duties and tasks of the construction and building trades professional are also explained in this course. Finally, you’ll learn about the proper safety measures required in various areas of the construction industry. Securing a safe environment is crucial to ensuring individual workers’ safety.

By the end of this course, you’ll be able to do the following:

  • Analyze the structure of work, safety measures, and fundamentals of the construction industry and building trades.