Construction Technology

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Construction Technology classes are designed for students to gain valuable skills to jumpstart a career in construction. Students learn by doing so daily, they put classroom knowledge to action with real-life projects, such as building adirondack chairs, sheds, and a three bedroom two bathroom home.

Student will receive instruction and training in the following units, while also earning certificates recognized by the U.S. Department of Labor:

  • Core
    • Building trade safety and first aid
    • Basic construction math and print reading
    • Tools and construction materials
  • Carpentry
    • Laying roofs with plywood and shingles
    • Installing cabinets and countertops
    • Building walls
  • Electrical
    • Installing circuit panels
    • Installing conduit and wiring
    • Systems testing and repairs
  • Plumbing
    • Installing and repairing plumbing systems
    • Cutting and joining pipes
    • Installing fixtures and appliances
  • OSHA-10
    • Recognition, avoidance, abatement and prevention of safety and health hazards in the workplace
    • Information regarding workers' rights, employer responsibilities, and how to file a complaint

Students can speak to their school counselor to enroll in Construction Technology classes. 

Students nailing down the floor of the house they are building
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