Comprehensive Programs: An educational program designed to provide a sequence of educational and skill development experiences that lead to multiple workplace competencies. These programs are designed to prepare individuals for job entry and/or career advancement. These programs are considered occupational programs and are included in the institutional self-study, FTE Calculation and student achievement data collection, and are included on the Council on Educational Occupation (COE) approved program list. These programs are included in the NJ State Eligible Training Provider List (ETPL):
The General Construction program is designed to prepare students to enter the building trade industry with marketable skills. Curriculum areas include safety practices, the use of hand and power tools, shop and construction materials, construction plans, maintenance and safety. It will also instruct students on building codes, related technical mathematics as well as basic phases of residential construction and repairs. This includes construction practices such as site preparation, floor, wall, ceiling, roof frames, wall sheathing, and interior wall finishing. They will also learn basic electricity, hvac, and plumbing. Upon completion of the program, students will acquire the industry credential in OSHA30.