Humboldt County Office of Education: Building & Construction Trades | CTE at Hoopa Valley High

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Building & Construction Trades


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In this course, students learn how to design, draw, plan, and build woodworking projects. Instruction covers the use of all hand tools and most of the power machines in the woodshop with a major emphasis on safety. Continuing Woodworking students will plan and build projects of their own design and expand woodworking skills and knowledge through building  a required project. Topics covered include: cabinet making and advanced joinery.


This course is an introduction to general metals. Topics covered include: sheet metal, bench metal, arc and oxy/acetylene welding. Continuing students will have an emphasis on skill development and quality workmanship, technological expertise, project development, precision measuring, MIG and TIG welding. Students will then apply the skills they have acquired in welding and to produce projects of their own design.

For more information on CTE programs in Humboldt County contact William Row, HCOE Strong Workforce Program K-12 Pathway Coordinator at (707) 445-7817 or