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Career and Technical Education

Carpentry and Construction Trades


The Carpentry and Construction Trades Pathway is a great program for students who have an interest in building and constructing the structures we use every day, and ...

 +  Enjoy projects where they work with their hands.
 +  Enjoy learning through building and repairing things.
 +  Enjoy using tools and equipment.
 +  Feel comfortable working on a construction site.

Pathway Benefits and Highlights
Students who complete 2 credits in this Pathway will meet state Math and English/Language Arts testing requirements, and...
 +  Earn industry recognized NCCER Carpentry and OSHA 10 certifications.
 +  Learn by working on an actual construction site building residential homes.
 +  Receive preferred entry into the CITC Carpentry Apprenticeship Program.
 +  Meets Geometry or 3rd Year Math requirements through their Pathway courses

Continue Your Training After High School
The Carentry and Construction Trades Pathway articulates and leads directly into the Washington State Construction Industry Training Council (CITC) Carpentry Apprenticeship Program.

Carpentry and Construction Trades Pathway Planning Guide


Recent changes in state graduation requirements provides students in the class of 2020 and beyond the option to meet both the state Math and English/Language Arts Graduation Pathway requirements by completing 2 credits within an approved CTE Pathway related to their goals and interests.  

This Pathway Planning Guide introduces students to the Carpentry and Construction Trades Pathway as an approved CTE Pathway and provides information on including this pathway as part of the student's 4-year plan for high school and beyond.

Download Pathway Planning Guide (PDF)


Carpentry and Construction Trades Pathway Videos

Carpentry and Building Construction

Who Can Access this Pathway?
This pathway is accessible to students at all of the Edmonds SD high schools listed below.  Select your high school to explore available pathway course offerings and descriptions.