Construction Technology

Instructor, Dave DeNooy

 Courses


+=CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY I (HC6417)
GRADE 11, 12 (3 ½ CREDITS)
Academy: Industrial & Engineering Technology
Pathway: Architecture & Construction
Prerequisite: Application & approval by instructor.
This course prepares students to enter an entry-level position as a construction technology assistant and provides them with a foundation of knowledge to pursue and advance in the carpentry field of education. Students cover the following topics: basic carpentry, safety, measurement, tools, fasteners, blueprint reading, site work, residential form carpentry, residential frame carpentry, residential exterior-finish carpentry, residential interior-finish carpentry, masonry light commercial build construction, and job-seeking skills. Approximately 70% of this course is spent performing lab activities related to construction applications. Appropriate personal wear including safety glasses, safety shoes, and/or uniforms may be required for lab activities.

+=CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY II (HC6419)
GRADE 12 (3 ½ CREDITS)
Academy: Industrial & Engineering Technology
Pathway: Architecture & Construction
Prerequisite: Passing grade in Building Trades I, Application & Approval by Instructor.
This is an advanced course in carpentry. Students will receive further instruction in the techniques of frame construction, selection of materials, reading work drawings, concrete forming, cost estimates, masonry, light commercial building construction, metal building construction and use and care of tools utilized in the carpentry field. Students will also be exposed to roofing, siding, insulation and waterproofing techniques, residential lighting/electrical systems, masonry residential flooring, and cabinetry installation. Approximately 70% of this course is spent performing lab activities related to construction applications. Appropriate personal wear including safety glasses, safety shoes, and /or uniforms may be required for lab activities. Second year students have the opportunity to participate in an internship program during the last semester of their second year in the program.

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