Electricity / Construction Technology / Carpentry

INTRODUCTION TO CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY / TECHNICAL DRAWING AND DESIGN
CT8432 / CT8434 (1 credit)

High School
  • 1 semester in computer lab, 1 semester in trade lab 
  • Design and build scale or full-size structures and work with projects that help them understand the jobs of architects, carpenters, electricians, plumbers, surveyors, contractors, masons, design engineers, and a variety of other construction careers. 
  • Explore aspects of the residential construction industry. 
  • Students will be introduced to safe operation of hand tools and hand held power tools, blueprint reading, current building codes and explained how to apply them on the job site. 
  • Learn the basic language of technical design while they design, sketch and make technical drawings, illustrations, models or prototypes of real design problems. 
  • Develop spatial ability as they apply mathematical concepts of visual representations. 
  • Prepares students for Construction Technology, Electricity 1, Architectural, Engineering or Technical Drawing. 
  • Lab Fee 

CARPENTRY 1
CT8601 (1 credit)

High School
  • Expand on their knowledge of residential construction, blueprint reading, current building codes and how to apply them on the jobsite, carpentry theory and mathematical problems related to carpentry 
  • Emphasis on lab safety, job site safety. 
  • Estimate the cost of materials and job cost estimation. 
  • Develop and practice building methods in lab setting. 
  • All students will obtain the required OSHA 10 safety credential. 
  • Upon completion of course, students may take (NCCER CORE) national certification testing. 

CARPENTRY 2
CB8602 (1 credit)

High School
  • Focuses upon manual drafting, reading blueprints and estimating the cost of materials. 
  • Projects include, but are not limited to, blue prints and job costs estimation. 

ELECTRICITY 1
CT8533 (1 Credit)

High School - 10th- 12th grade
  • Students will be introduced to residential electrical systems. 
  • Students will be introduced to current electrical codes and learn to navigate the National Electrical Code Book. 
  • Students will be introduced to blueprint reading and schematic transfers. 
  • Students will develop and practice wiring method skills in lab setting. 
  • Emphasis on safety electrical safety, lab safety, job site safety. All students will obtain the required OSHA 10 safety credential. All students will obtain the required OSHA 10 safety credential. 
  • Lab fee and OSHA 10 hour card fee 

ELECTRICITY 2
CT8534 (2 Credits)

High School – 11th and 12th grade
  • Expand on their knowledge of residential electrical systems, blueprint reading and schematic transfers and National Electrical Code Book 
  • Introduction to commercial electrical systems, communication and power systems and work with conduit and raceways, panel boards, switchboards, grounding systems, generators, electrical theory and mathematical problems related to electricity. 
  • Practice wiring method skills in lab setting. 
  • Emphasize safety electrical safety, lab safety, job site safety. 
  • Upon completion of course, students may take (NCCER CORE) national certification testing. 
  • 12th grade students have opportunity to secure employment with Electrical Contractor during second semester. 
  • Lab fee