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Prepare For Success in the Construction Industry

Gain New Skills with Building Technology Training

The Building Technology course teaches skills to create a building from the ground up. Students are provided with a hands-on training experience and are even able to work on industry-standard equipment that they would encounter in the field.

Our Building Technology program teaches students skills such as:

  • Carpentry
  • Framing
  • Masonry
  • Roofing
  • Interior and exterior finishing

Being proficient in these important areas will help those seeking a job in construction. The knowledge gained from the NCST building trades courses will serve as a strong foundation for an impressive and varied career. The construction industry offers an array of different trades, so you can find the right job just for you.

Building Trade Careers


Some of the common duties and responsibilities of roofers include the installation of shingles, tiles, and a variety of other materials to make roofs waterproof, as well as repairing and maintaining roofs to ensure they are properly aligned and secure. Roofers also calculate labor and material costs, providing estimates for the clients.


The main responsibility of a mason is building walls, fences, fireplaces, floors, chimneys, roads, and walkways using bricks, stones, and blocks. They also assist in building layout, framing, sheathing, and roofing structures, use equipment and tools to perform basic construction tasks in a safe way, and cut openings into walls, ceilings, and floors. You need to have strong manual dexterity to morph materials into various shapes in most instances.


The main duties of a carpenter include building and repairing structures and frameworks, interpreting blueprints, as well as measuring, cutting, and shaping wood. Carpenters also repair and renovate any additional woodwork.


Drywall installers, also known as drywallers, specialize in the installation and finishing of drywall panels during construction. These can be for both commercial and residential buildings. The main duties of drywallers are measuring, cutting, and hanging panels of wallboard.

Window Installer

A window installer does just what it describes: installs windows. They also install things like doors and glazed curtain walls. They could work these within new-construction properties, upgrading old windows, or even restoring historic ones.

It’s Time to Start Your New Career

The New Castle School of Trades has decades of experience in hands-on training and developing students for the construction industry. If an individual lives near the Pennsylvania and Ohio border and wants to get started at an experienced building construction school, NCST is the right one for them.

To get started, give us a call at 724-788-4417!