Construction Training

OVERVIEW
Training is of huge importance to Builders Plus.

CONSTRUCTION WORKER
Core knowledge needed by all those in the field.

FIELD ENGINEER
Enjoy math and problem solving?

FINISHER
Gain experience in a vital role.

CARPENTER
Use your own hands to build something amazing.

Construction Worker Track

Construction Worker 1

Any of our team members are welcome to enroll in our training program. All that is required is a strong work ethic and a desire to learn.

Coursework to advance to Construction Worker 2

Core Curriculum Certification

  • Basic Safety - ID 00101-09
  • Introduction to Construction Math - ID 00102-09
  • Introduction to Hand Tools - ID 00103-09
  • Introduction to Power Tools - ID 00104-09
  • Introduction to Construction Drawings - ID 00105-09
  • Basic Rigging - ID 00106-09
  • Basic Communication Skills - ID 00107-09
  • Basic Employability Skills - ID 00108-09
  • Introduction to Materials Handling - ID 00109-09

Coursework to advance to Construction Worker 3

Construction Craft Laborer Certification

  • Carpentry - Orientation to the Trade - ID 27101-06
  • Building Materials, Fasteners, and Adhesives - ID 27102-06
  • Site Layout One - Distance Measurements and Leveling - ID 27401-08
  • Introduction to Concrete, Reinforcing Materials and Forms - 27108-06
  • Foundations and Slab on Grade - ID 27307-07
  • Reinforcing Concrete - ID 27304-07
  • Handling and Placing Concrete - ID 27305-07

Field Engineer Track

Field Engineer Apprentice

After advancing to Construction Worker 3, team members may interview to be placed in one of three career paths.

Coursework to advance to Field Engineer 1

Site Layout L1

  • Introduction to Site Layout
  • Surveying Math
  • Surveying Equipment Use and Care One
  • Blueprint Reading for Surveyors

Coursework to advance to Field Engineer 2

Site Layout L2

  • Advanced Surveying Math
  • Survey Equipment Use and Care Two, EDMIs and Total Stations
  • Control Setup
  • Boundary and Topography Surveys
  • Data Collection and Basic Computer Skills
  • Concrete Properties and Quality Control
  • Means and Methods

Finisher Track

Finisher Apprentice

After advancing to Construction Worker 3, team members may interview to be placed in one of three career paths.

Coursework to advance to Finisher 1

Concrete Finishing L1

  • Introduction to Concrete Construction and Finishing
  • Safety Requirements
  • Properties of Concrete
  • Tools and Equipment
  • Preparing for Placement
  • Placing Concrete
  • Finishing, Part One
  • Curing and Protecting Concrete
  • Introduction to Troubleshooting

Coursework to advance to Finisher 2

Concrete Finishing L2

  • Properties of Concrete, Part Two
  • Estimating Concrete Quantities
  • Forming
  • Site Concrete
  • Architectural Finishes
  • Industrial Floors
  • Superflat Floors
  • Surface Treatments
  • Quality Control
  • Making Repairs

Carpenter Track

Carpenter Apprentice

After advancing to Construction Worker 3, team members may interview to be placed in one of three career paths.

Coursework to advance to Carpenter 1

  • Vertical Formwork
  • Horizontal Formwork
  • Trenching and Excavation
  • Commercial Drawings
  • Heavy Equipment Operations - Forklifts - ID 22206-06
  • Carpentry - Intro to Light Equipment - ID 27406-08

Coursework to advance to Carpenter 2

  • Rigging Equipment - ID 38101-11
  • Rigging Practices - ID 38102-11
  • Handling and Placing Concrete - ID 27305-14
  • Tilt-Up Wall Panels - 27310-14
  • Masonry - Elevated Work - ID 28207
  • Ironworking - Intro to the Trade - ID30101-11
  • Electrical - Electrical Safety - ID 26102-11
  • Welding - Oxyfuel Cutting - ID 29102-09
  • Masonry - Masonry in High-Rise - ID 28301-05
  • Mobile Crane Orientation to the Trade - ID 21101-04