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CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY

CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY

Through classroom lessons in building systems and theory, as well as shop experiences, students will develop knowledge and skills in multiple building systems including structural, mechanical, thermal, and design components. Universal foundational skills such as safety, professional conduct, communication and use of construction documents, blueprint reading, and tool use will be stressed. Shop projects will provide opportunities to immediately apply classroom content knowledge. Students will prepare for entry into careers in a wide variety of more specialized building trades including carpentry, plumbing, electrical, HVAC, masonry, and energy efficiency.

 

GRADES 11-12 | 120 MINUTES DAILY

COURSE INFO

PREREQUISITES

Entrance Proficiencies

10 credits on transcript

 

Demonstrated proficiency in the Ratio & Proportions and Problem Solving with Geometry CCSS Math standards

CREDITS

1 embedded math credit

2 elective credits

INDUSTRY RECOGNIZED CREDENTIALS

OSHA 10


Forklift Certification


Lead Abatement Certification


SkillsUSA

PROFESSIONAL SKILL BUILDING

  • Blueprint reading
     

  • Platform framing
     

  • Employability Skills
     

  • Timber framing
     

  • Communication skills
     

  • Construction math
     

  • Safety obligations
     

  • Basic residential plumbing
     

  • Hand power tool application
     

  • Materials and their properties
     

  • Basic residential wiring
     

  • Design components

THE PATRICIA A. HANNAFORD

CAREER CENTER

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