gila career pathway: coNSTRUCTION TRADES

Prepare for a Career in the Construction Industry

Galena Interior Learning Academy offers multiple classes to prepare students for transition into post-secondary training and/or entry-level positions in the construction industry.


Students are offered classes in carpentry, woodworking, welding, and computer-aided design software used for drafting, modeling, and architectural drawing.

aluminum welding

Once basic welds are mastered, students build hands-on projects including: ATV trailers, boats, and tool boxes.


Students can earn a certificate from the National Center for Construction Education and Research in their construction technology classes.


Carpentry students learn hand/power tool safety, as well as a variety of skills, from floor framing to roof construction. Each student designs and builds a model shed from start to finish.