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Construction and Architecture ICL100020

Credits: BUHS 12, Sending Schools 3

Duration: Full Year


Construction and architecture comprise one of the largest industries in the United States.

This program will prepare students skill related to residential carpentry with an understanding of architecture as related in the field. Upon completion of this course, proficient students will be able to demonstrate knowledge and skill in framing buildings and understanding blueprints. Students will be able to frame floors, walls, ceilings, roofs, and stairs while safely employing tools used in the trade. Students will demonstrate proper measurement, applications of mathematical concepts, material estimating procedures, and safe work practices. Students will be exposed to Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) software to create plans and three-dimensional drawing using industry standard dimensioning and notation. Students will connect their drawing layouts to actual models, components, and possibly buildings. Students will visit local job sites to see industry in action. Local industry will also be joining the classroom for presentations and observations. Second-year students will have the opportunity for work-based learning, with the potential to turn into full-time employment.

Students will develop a photo and electronic portfolio. They will also have the opportunity to earn industry-recognized credentials (IRCs) applicable to construction and architecture.

Recommended:

Algebra, Geometry, Tech Math


Additional Program Information

Embedded Credits

(on completion of program)

(on completion of program)
Math

Industry Credential

Leverl 1: NCCER
OSHA 10
First Aid/AED

Dual Enrollment

Student Organization

SkillsUSA, Better Building by Design
FBLA

What's Next/Employment in Field:

Entry level employment in the construction field, drafting, and post-secondary technical training.

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