What We Do

Building Trades prepares students for careers in general construction. The projects students participate in are informed by the community needs as well as industrial trends and needs. Students in Building Trades learn the principles and skills of general carpentry by constructing a five piece modular home and other various projects.



Successful students in this program have these academic opportunities available to them.

 - Associated General Contractors Carpentry Certification (AGC-C)

 - Occupational Safety and Health (OSHA) 10 hour certification


Vermont Proficiency Alignment

While covering a full curriculum of content specific to this trade, students in this program will be trained and assessed on the following high school-level academic proficiencies using the following indicators from Vermont’s Proficiency-Based Graduation Requirements.

For more information about Vermont’s Proficiency-Based Graduation Requirements, visit the VT Agency of Education’s website here.


MATH (Major Proficiencies)

 1. Modeling

3. Algebra

5. Geometry


MATH (Minor Proficiencies)

2. Number & Quantity

4. Functions



8. Engineering Tech



 1. Reading

2. Writing (Creative)

3. Writing (Research)

4. Speaking & Listening (Discussion)

5. Speaking & Listening (Presentational)

6. Language



1. Career Exploration

2. Career Clusters

3. Career Readiness

4. Work Readiness

5. Reading

6. Writing

7. Speaking & Listening

8. Digital Citizenship

9. Creative Communicator



1. Communication

2. Self-Direction

3. Problem Solving

4. Citizenship

5. Integrative Thinking


See the link above to our Program of Studies for further information about this program, including...

- Textbook

- Recommended Reading Level

- Recommended Math Skills

- CVCC Safety Exam

and more!

Instructor Information

Instructor: Dimitri Kolomeitsev


Phone: (802) 476.6237 ext. 2137

Education that works.

Site Designer and Web Master: Matthew Binginot.