Stride Career Prep

Manufacturing & Trades

Build a Bright Future

Construction workers literally build our future! From building houses to bridges to power plants, you’d be surprised at the diverse opportunities available in construction. Many of these careers don’t require a college degree, so you can begin building a brighter future sooner than you thought.

Which pathway is offered?

Manufacturing, Construction Crafts & Logistics—This pathway prepares students for careers in construction that involve designing, planning, managing, building, and maintaining the built environment.

What types of jobs can my student learn about and prepare for?*

Examples of jobs include:

  • Construction manager
  • Construction equipment operator
  • Construction laborer
  • Derrick operators, oil & gas

*Some of these jobs require additional education and certifications once a student graduates from high school.

worker operating an excavator

What could my future look like in this career field?**


**Data is from Lightcast and is updated frequently.

Which industry-recognized, in-demand certifications and exams can my student prepare for?

  • Technical Studies Certificate
  • Automobile Safety and Pollution Prevention Certificate