Learn construction skills, experience hands-on real-world learning by building a tiny house* from scratch to completion!
We are currently looking for highly motivated, reliable high school graduates with a desire to learn about the building trades.
We offer free Tuition.
The 9 month project starts Sept. 7th 2021 and ends May 27th 2022. (Days off listed below)
We learn and build In Fairfax.: Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 12:30pm.
Those who complete the project are awarded a $2,500 scholarship.
Students with Big Skills Tiny Homes will experience building a home, and sharpen the skills required to complete a complex project. Students will be exposed to a wide range of construction skills, including carpentry, plumbing, electrical, cabinetry and more. Additionally, by working as a team, each student will further their leadership, decision-making, problem-solving, and communication skills.
As the tiny home is being built, participants will undergo career planning sessions. BSTH will provide recommendations for placements and check in with graduates to ensure that graduates continue to move towards their goals. BSTH is committed to supporting its graduates to ensure their long-term success.
For an application and interview fill out the short form below.
Days Off 2021-2022:
Thanksgiving (11/22 - 11/26)
Christmas (12/20 - 12/31)
Winter Break (2/21-2/25)
Spring Break (TBD)
* Tiny House, for us, is a tiny house on wheels. The tiny home built on movable trailer, will be approximately 200 square feet, and include a living space, modern bathroom, and complete kitchen. Like any other typical home, it will have plumbing, electricity, wood framed walls with windows and doors, and roofing.