Construction and Electrical
This program prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills in the building, inspecting, and maintaining of structures and related properties in accordance with state and local standards. Students build structures and engage in problem-based learning that exposes them to commercial, industrial, residential, public works and institutional technologies to help them understand the jobs of construction careers. They learn proper safety procedures for tools and machinery, vocabulary and terms associated with construction, blueprint reading and symbols associated with architecture, and math concepts and principles used in construction. Industry Recognized Certifications: NCCER & OSHA 10 Building Construction I (1 Credit) (2nd Semester Grade 11) Building Construction II (2 Credits) Building Construction III (1 Credit) Building Construction IV(2 Credits) (1st Semester Grade 12).
Building Construction is designed to introduce students to many different career opportunities in the Building Construction Trades. Topics to be covered include, Safety, Wall Framing, Roof Framing, Roofing Applications, Exterior Application, Electrical, Plumbing, Concrete, Masonry, Site Lay-Out, Woodworking, Design Software and Technology.
Students taking this course are prepared for employment and post-secondary education in the electrical industry.
Contents of this course provide students an opportunity to acquire marketable skills by examining both the industry needs and its career options. Students have opportunities to develop skills in a workplace environment. Students are given an opportunity to gain knowledge and hands on experience of all phases of the electrical industry.
Students will receive Completers' Certificate, O.S.H.A. Certification, and NCCER (national certification) upon completion.
Students will also receive assistance with job placement.