How do I get started? The pathway into residential construction

Working in the residential construction industry is a rewarding and fulfilling career. Building and renovating homes provides a sense of accomplishment at the end of each day when you can see the work you’ve done. If you’re interested in pursuing a career in construction, here are some steps you can take to get started: 

  1. First, consider what area of residential construction you’re interested in. Maybe you’re interested in framing up walls and roofs, perfecting drywall, building cabinets, plumbing, or electrical. Check out this page for various different jobs that go into building and renovating homes. Once you have a clear idea of what area you want to work in, research companies and job opportunities in that field to get a better idea of what employers are looking for and what you can expect from that job.  READ More