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Construction Course Description

CONSTRUCTION TRADES I (17002A001)                                               

Level:

11th and 12th grade

Class Location:

Freeport High School shop, by tennis courts / Construction Site

Time:

7:30 - 9:00 a.m., Mon. - Fri.

Length:

One year, double period

H.S. Credit:

2 credits per year

Prerequisite:

Knowledge of fractions and decimals

Calendar:

This course follows the CAREERTEC calendar

 

Learn to build and/or remodel a house! Construction Trades Youth Apprenticeship Year I provides introductory, on-site construction skills to students interested in the building industry, from laborer to architect. Students construct a family housing unit from foundation to roof or smaller units demonstrating the same building techniques after receiving safety and construction instruction in a classroom site. Construction careers explored include carpenter, electrician, plumber, heating, and air conditioning technician, dry-walling, construction technician as well as manager and architect. With the support of area industries, this course is an important first step toward success within the construction trades industry. Opportunity to earn OSHA 10-hour General Industry certification.

 

 

 

CONSTRUCTION TRADES II (17002A002)

Level:

12th grade

Class Location:

Freeport  High School shop, by tennis courts/ Construction Site

Time (option 2):

7:30 - 9:00 a.m., Mon. - Fri.

Length:

One year, double period

H.S. Credit:

2 credits per year

Prerequisite:

Successful completion of CTYA I with a C or above and 95% attendance

Calendar:

This course follows the CAREERTEC calendar

 

Students continue in the hands-on-program described in Year I to learn more advanced skills used in the construction trades industry and possibly become a foreman on the Construction Trades job site.

Opportunity to earn OSHA 10-hour Construction certification.