Great Careers with a High School Diploma: Construction and Trades, 1st Edition

  • Kenneth C. Mondschein
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  • ISBN-10: 1438120745
  • ISBN-13: 9781438120744
  • DDC: 331.702
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 128 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released April 2010
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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For people who enjoy working with their hands, entering the construction or other trade fields can begin right after high school. Once a worker has gained enough experience, many of these well-paying jobs have the potential for self-employment. This new career guide features 12 careers in construction and trades for students with a high school diploma. Career profiles include:

  • Carpenter
  • Carpet installer
  • Cement or brick mason
  • Construction laborer
  • Electrician
  • HVAC technician
  • Metalworker
  • Painter or paperhanger
  • Plumber or pipe fitter
  • Road-crew member
  • and more