Construction and Development

  • Construction student doing masonry Advances in science and technology are driving innovation in building design, construction and maintenance — and the Construction and Development cluster is designed to ensure that students have the skills they need to succeed in this fast-paced world.

    For students interested in carpentry, plumbing, electrical work or masonry, the Construction Trades Professions program offers both classroom and real-world experiences. Graduates meet Apprenticeship Training requirements and may earn industry certification and college credit (in carpentry, 3 credits from the Community College of Baltimore County or 9 from Baltimore City Community College; in electrical, plumbing or masonry, 9 credits from BCCC).

    The Construction Maintenance program prepares students for further education and careers in heating-ventilation-air conditioning (HVAC), industrial maintenance or welding. Additional curriculum modules cover project management and project supervision. Graduates meet Maryland Apprenticeship Training requirements and may earn industry certification and college credit (in welding, 9 credits from BCCC).

    The state-approved local program in computer-aided drafting and design (CADD) allows students to become Autocadd-certified associates and to gain 6 credits from the Community College of Baltimore County or 9 from Baltimore City Community College