Construction Technology

1 or 2 Year Program

Construction Technology provides a basic overview of the construction industry. Students start by learning basic safety procedures and earning their 10-hour OSHA certificate. They quickly learn to use hand and power tools, and learn the basics of building science: foundations, framing, exterior, interior finishes, blueprint design and job interviewing skills. Second year students will further their skills in construction and related trades along with learning about career opportunities available.  Students may earn Geometry credit in this class through successful completion of curriculum in addition to the state mandated math curriculum.

Success Indicators

Success Indicators are recommendations of benchmarks that students should have to be successful when enrolled in this Career & Technical Education course.

Center Wide Success Indicators

  • Regular Attendance
  • Shows Initiative
  • Willingness to Learn
  • Credit Healthy

Program Specific Success Indicators

Careers

  • Construction Manager
  • Crane Operator
  • HVAC
  • Bricklayer/Stonemason
  • Electrician
  • Carpenter
  • Building Inspector
  • Civil Engineer

Additional Information on Careers, Wages & More

Articulated College Credits

Students must complete a full year (2 semesters) in the program earning a B (3.0) or higher grade each semester to be eligible

Current List of Articulated College Credits

Embedded High School Credits

Career center programs offer the student the opportunity to receive high school academic credit upon program completion. Students MUST be a program completer to earn these credits. A program completer is defined as a student who has completed all 12 segments of the curriculum AND earned a 2.0 (C) or higher GPA per semester in the program. Credits are granted by the student's local high school and determined by their counselor.

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Chad Lange
Instructor
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Beth Pawloski
Paraeducator