We are seeing this deficit in skilled labor
and everyone is trying to figure out what to do.
Laughlin Homes & Restoration
With an emphasis in teaching the skills employers are looking for, the High School Building Trades Program is a great way for students to experience multiple trades as they start and finish a high end custom tiny home in a single school year.
The inherent self-sustainability through community support and sale of the home means schools don’t have to work through red tape to get funding.
With a focus on employable skills, the High School Building Trades program develops awareness of job opportunities. It is a launch pad for discovering lucrative careers for students uninterested in pursuing a college degree.
Taking this class helps a lot. I’m trying to take ahold of what a good opportunity this is.
It really made me appreciate all of the knowledge you have to have in order to build a house.
If you take this high school kid and put them in an environment where they can be successful, it’s going to pay huge dividends down the road.
You can’t just move slow and eventually get the job done. It’s got to be done on time and be done right and well.
I want to make sure they have the skills necessary to pursue the career of their dreams.
If I was running a job for a customer, this house would be built the exact same way.