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Architecture & Construction

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Career Cluster Overview

Architecture and construction workers work on buildings and other structures. This includes highways, bridges, houses, and buildings. You might create the designs or plans for new structures.

Some architecture and construction workers do skilled trades, like carpentry, painting, or plumbing. For example, you might do all of the electrical work for a renovated office space. Or you might work as a landscaper and take care of flowers and trees on large properties.


High School CTE Courses
  • Carpentry (FPCHS, MHS)
Postsecondary Certificates
  • Heavy Equipment Operations Technician (FTC)
  • Electrician—Apprenticeship (FTC)
  • Air Conditioning, Refrigeration, and Heating Apprenticeship (FTC)
Associate Degrees
  • Drafting and Design Technology
  • Construction Management
  • Industrial Management Technology
Bachelor Degrees
  • Architectural Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Water/Wastewater Engineer
Industry Certifications
  • NCCER Carpentry 1 
  • Mastercam Associate
Clubs and Activities to Explore
  • SkillsUSA
  • Future Farmers of America
  • Math Club
  • Repairing Things
  • Job Shadow a Home Builder