Construction

Construction Technology Pathways

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[wptabs type=”accordion” mode=”horizontal”] [wptabtitle]Construction Technology 1A & 1B[/wptabtitle][wptabcontent]

Course #: CT650SSAA, CT650SSAB

Length & Credit: 2 trimesters/1 credit/ SL-Arts-CT

Grade(s): 9, 10, 11, 12

Prerequisites: None

This course is an activity course providing students with the knowledge and skills needed to safely operate the tools and machines related to construction. Students will get the opportunity to learn about tool safety and apply that knowledge while building a variety of projects. In addition, students will be exposed to OSHA standards and laser technologies used in the construction field.

[/wptabcontent] [wptabtitle]CN: Construction Technology 2A & 2B[/wptabtitle][wptabcontent]

Course #: CT652CSAA, CT652CSAB

Length & Credit: 2 trimesters/1 credit/ SL-Arts-CT

Grade(s): 9, 10, 11, 12

Prerequisites: None

This course is an activity course providing students with the knowledge and skills needed to safely operate the tools and machines related to construction. Students will get the opportunity to learn about tool safety and apply that knowledge while building a variety of projects. In addition, students will be exposed to OSHA standards and laser technologies used in the construction field.

[/wptabcontent] [wptabtitle]CN: Construction Technology 3A & 3B[/wptabtitle][wptabcontent]

Course #: CT653CSAA, CT653CSAB

Length & Credit: 2 trimesters/1 credit/ SL-Arts-CT

Grade(s): 11, 12

Prerequisites: Construction Technology 2

College Credit: COCC, 3 credits, $TBD

This course prepares students for entry level employment in the construction trades. Students will attain skills to succeed in the transition from school to work, become independent workers, learn communication skills with clients and become proficient in safety, applying OSHA standards on tools and machines.

[/wptabcontent] [wptabtitle]Construction Tech Mentor[/wptabtitle][wptabcontent]

Course #: CT651SSAA/CT651SSAB/CT651SSAC

Length & Credit: 3 trimesters/1.5 credit/ SL-Arts-CT

Grade(s): 10, 11, 12

Prerequisites: Construction Technology 1,2, & 3, Instructor Approval

Students seeking a mentorship or tutoring experience that goes beyond that of a teacher’s aide. Participants are expected to be advance students, who will act as Mentors to beginning-level “apprentice” students. Mentors will assist in teaching may of the basic skills in any of the above courses to individuals or small group.

[/wptabcontent] [wptabtitle]Electric Guitar Building[/wptabtitle][wptabcontent]

Course #: CT667SEL

Length & Credit: 1 trimester/.5 credit/ SL-Arts-CT

Grade(s): 10, 11, 12

Prerequisites: None

This course will learn woodworking designing and building an electric guitar!  In this STEM-based course, students will learn many different basic woodworking skills, along with the science and math behind the design of a guitar. Hand tools, power tools and CNC production will be all incorporation into the class. Yes! Students will be allowed to keep their guitars!

[/wptabcontent] [wptabtitle]Work Experience Construction[/wptabtitle][wptabcontent]

Course #: CT933SELA

Length & Credit: 1 trimester/.5 credit/ SL-Arts-CT

Grade(s): 10, 11, 12

Prerequisites: Teacher Recommendation

Work Experience Construction consists of a student job that integrates work site experiences with academic learning and career development. It is an opportunity to gain employment skills while connecting work with learning at school. To qualify as a school-to-work experience, duties of employed students usually must be planned specifically to ensure work-based learning is meaningful. It involves a contract between the student, employer and the school. Students must provide copy of pay stubs showing hours completed and all withholding taxes.

[/wptabcontent] [wptabtitle]Architecture 1[/wptabtitle][wptabcontent]

Course #: CT203SSA

Length & Credit: 1 trimester/.5 credit/ SL-Arts-CT

Grade(s): 10, 11, 12

Prerequisites: Construction Technology 1, A and B

Students in this course will explore the basics of architecture using Chief Architect, a 3D design program used for residential and light commercial design. This is an introductory class, designed to be accessible to students interested in design and architecture to varying degrees—whether to build the foundation for a future career, or to enrich a visual curiosity and design appreciation.

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