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Construction Technology I & II

(Business and Industry Endorsement)

Grade Level: 10-12
Duration:
36 Weeks
Credits: 2 (Double Block @ Career & Technology Institute)
Suggested Prerequisite: Ag Mech & Metal (Grade 9+)
Recommended Equipment: Steel or Composite Toed Work Shoes/Boots

Certifications Available:
 
 Construction I  Construction II
  • NCCER Core Curriculum
  • NCCER Carpentry Level 1
  • OSHA-10 Hour for Construction Industry
  • NCCER Carpentry Level 2
 
Course Description:

Construction Technology is a three year program comprised of Construction Technology IConstruction Technology II, and Practicum in Construction Technology. In the first course, students gain knowledge and skills in safety, tool usage, building materials, codes, foundations, and residential wood framing. Students will frame a basic wood frame structure with a door and window. Students will also be working towards earning the NCCER Certifications. The NCCER Core Certification must be achieved before the student is eligible for the NCCER Carpentry Level 1 Certification. In the second course, students learn the finishing skills while working towards the NCCER Carpentry Level 2 Certification.

Units of Study:
 
 Construction I  Construction II
  • Safety
  • Construction Math
  • Tools & Materials
  • Blueprint Reading
  • Foundations
  • Flooring Systems
  • Wall & Ceiling Framing
  • Roof Framing
  • Stair Construction
  • Steel Framing
  • Exterior Finishing
  • Roofing Applications
  • Drywall Installation
  • Drywall Finishing
  • Doors & Door Hardware
  • Suspended Ceilings
  • Window, Door, Floor, & Ceiling Trim
  • Cabinet Installation
Contact Info
joseph.holochwost@visd.net
361-788-9288
ext. 33612
 
Conference Period