Essential Careers: Set 6
As infrastructure across North America ages and property development again shifts into high gear, construction work has become one of the most important and most sought-out careers, with many diverse opportunities available from ironwork and roofing to management and engineering. This series covers all the tools, equipment, materials, and techniques used in various construction jobs. Coursework, apprenticeships, and technical training are explored, as well as physical requirements and other skills necessary for excelling in this field. Readers will learn how to gain their first construction jobs and what to expect on the job.
• Interviews and tips from educators, trainers, and employees in the field
• Samples of certification tests, training manuals, and guidelines from professional associations/organizations
• Challenges and rewards of working in the field