• RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY
     
    RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION I: YEAR. ONE PERIOD/TWO CREDITS. (10th grade only)
    TI1101
     PREREQUISITE: Algebra I (or enrolled in Algebra I);
    Residential Construction I is the first year of a three year, 8 credit Skilled and Technical Sciences training program designed to prepare students with the skills necessary for entry level employment in the building industry. This class introduces and/or reinforces the following concepts: basic woodworking safety skills, basic math and measurement skills, an introduction to the use and care of hand and power tools in the construction and cabinetmaking industries. Employability skills and habits; basic blueprint reading and cabinet layout procedures; basic box construction, face-frame and drawer construction; and finishing techniques (sanding, staining, and protective coatings) are taught.
    Students are required to have their own clear safety glasses and tape measure. Membership and participation in Skills USA, a
    professional-technical student organization, is strongly encouraged. Tech-Prep college credit is available.
     
    RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION II: YEAR. TWO PERIODS/FOUR CREDITS.
    TI1102
    PREREQUISITE: Construction I.
    This course is the second year of a three-year, 10-credit Skilled and Technical Sciences training program designed to prepare students with the skills necessary for entry level employment in the building industry. Concepts taught in Construction I are reinforced and instruction in the following area is provided: Wood Building Materials, Fasteners, Adhesives; and Hand and Power Tools used in the construction industry. Footings, foundations, floor systems, wall and roof framing are introduced. On-site construction building experience will be offered as jobs become available. Students are required to provide their personal tools. (Tool list available from Instructor) Membership and participation in SkillsUSA, a professional-technical student organization, is strongly encouraged. Tech-Prep college credit is available.
     
    RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION III: YEAR. TWO PERIODS/FOUR CREDITS.
    TI1103
    PREREQUISITE: Residential Construction I and II .
    This course is the second year of a three-year, 10-credit Skilled and Technical Sciences training program. Instruction in the areas of wood, building materials, fasteners, and adhesives, hand and power tools, floor systems, wall and ceiling framing, roof framing, windows and exterior doors, and an introduction to interior and exterior finish work. This course is designed to complete the basic skills required in the construction industry. On site construction building experience will be offered as jobs are available. Students must provide their own personal tools. The instructor will provide a list of required tools. Membership and participation in SkillsUSA, a professional-technical student organization, is strongly encouraged. Tech-Prep college credit is available.