Construction is a class that covers basic safety, construction math, hand tools, power tools, construction drawing, electric, masonry and plumbing. It is a very hands on class and a successful student is one who enjoys working with their hands and being in the shop. Students can earn the NCCER Blue Card which documents their training and can be an asset in getting a job, especially in the construction industry.

Program Components
-basic safety
-construction math
-hand tools
-power tools
-construction drawings

In agreement with Northeast Mississippi Community College, students completing the two year Building Trades Program with a B average may receive college credit for:

Construction Engineering Technology
CET 113-3 hours

Mr. Robbins, Instructor
Teaching in New Albany since 2010
I graduated from New Albany High School in 1980 and from Ole Miss in 1984 with a BA in Accounting. I was an accountant for 15 years and then decided to take a different career path into construction. I was in residential construction for 10 years before I started teaching at NAHS. I'm a licensed contractor, residential plumber and electrician. I'm married to my wonderful wife Teresa and have 3 great kids.

Admission Requirements
10th, 11th, and 12th grade students are eligible to participate in this program.

Student Organization
Skills USA is our club and it's great way for students to compete with other students from around the state to see how their skills stack up against their peers. We have regional competition usually in January and state competition in February or early March. Our students look forward to the competitions each year and come back with great memories of their time there.