Construction Technologies


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Program Description
Do you enjoy visualizing a project and mapping out a plan from start to finish?  Construction Technologies offers students the satisfying work of constructing real-world projects in a spacious lab by applying math, science, communication and team building skills.  This two-year program focuses on residential construction where students learn to build from floor to roof, preparing them for a career in the construction industry.

3D Lab Room and Course

Instruction Video

Skills Necessary for Success
  • Problem-solver
  • Applied mathematics
  • Able to visualize completed projects
  • Ability to estimate and plan
  • Use of hand and power tools
  • Manual dexterity
  • Safety awareness
  • Designing and organization
Professional Pathways
  • General Contractor / Remodeler
  • Plumber
  • Electrician
  • Construction Manager
  • Architect
  • Building Inspector
  • Carpenter
  • Interior Designer
  • Project Manager
  • Estimator
Recommendations
  • Excellent attendance record
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Driver’s License
Career Interests/Helpful Background
  • Interest in constructing and remodeling homes
  • Interest in construction management
  • Read blueprints and apply designs
  • Interest in interior design of homes
Foundational Skills
  • Remodeling
  • Estimating
  • Framing
  • Roofing
  • Exterior & interior finishing
  • Cabinets
  • Trim Work
  • Operation of a wide range of hand, power and air tools
  • Basic electrical, plumbing and masonry work
  • Paid internships – Level II
Post-Secondary Opportunities
See Career Catalog Pages 37-40 for details.

 

GRADE LEVEL: 10, 11, 12
LENGTH: Two years
SCHOOL: Roosevelt

COURSES AND CREDITS:
  • Level I: Adv or CP English 1cr (4.5 or 4.0); IA Construction Safety 1.5cr (5.0); IB Construction Technology 1.5cr (5.0)
  • Level II:  IIA Structural Systems 1.5cr (5.0);  IIB Structural Covering & Finishing 1.5cr (5.0); Construction Capstone 1cr (4.0); Optional Adv or CP English 12 (must arrive TRHS by 10:50am)

4.5 or 5.0 = credit weighted on a 4.0 scale.

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