CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY

 
Instructor:  Kevin Crawford
 

Students will begin to learn the processes that are involved to gain employment in the construction field especially those related to residential home construction. Students begin by learning basic safety, blueprint reading, the safe use of hand and power tools, and the different types of materials used in construction. Students will do related tasks and projects. The course will prepare students for studies in a related trade school or college program.

 

(Construction Technology is a cluster industry/occupational program that provides for a sequence of secondary technical core courses in a program of study in carpentry, masonry, plumbing, heating and electrical.)

 

Students will begin to learn the various systems that are involved in the construction field especially those related to residential home construction. Students will learn about masonry, footers and foundations, floor systems, wall systems, and roof systems. Students will begin to build an 8’ x 12’ module to learn all the related tasks. The course will also prepare students for studies in a related trade school or college program.

 
Students will continue to learn the various systems that are involved in the construction field especially those related to residential home construction. Students will continue to build the 8’ x 12’ module and learn about doors and windows, roofing materials, exterior finishes, and interior finishes.  The course will also prepare students for studies in a related trade school or college program.