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What is happening in Construction?
What is Construction Technology?
Construction Technology is a program that prepares an individual for employment or continued education in the occupation of Carpentry, Electrical Wiring, Masonry, or Plumbing.

First year students are taught the fundamentals of construction safety, tools, math, and blueprint reading and basic carpentry, electrical, masonry, and plumbing skills. A student must show competence in basic math skills and job safety. Upon the completion of this course, students will have the knowledge to complete the Contren Core Certification.

Second year course consists of an in-depth study of foundations; wall and ceiling framing; room framing; windows and doors; and stair layout. Upon the completion of this course, students will have the knowledge to complete the Contren Level I Certification.
Requirements
Student Prerequisites

In order for students to be successful in the Construction program, student prerequisites are in place:

It is recommended that students entering LCCTE should have TABE scores in Math and Reading no lower than the eighth-grade level and have a “C” or higher in Math and English from the previous year.

Benefits of CT

3 months ago

Construction Technology

Instructor: Donnie Saucier

 donnie.saucier@lamarcountyschools.org

 

Trade and Industry Certifications/Benefits to student:

During the first year, students will complete the NCCER Learning Series Program. The students' Industry Credentials are recognized and listed in the National Registry for Construction and will enhance their career opportunities.

Articulation:

High School Program

Community College Program

Community College Course

Construction Technology: Plumbing

Plumber and Pipefitter/Steamfitter

PPV/PCT 1113 - Fundamentals of Plumbing/Pipefitting

Construction: Carpentry Concentration

Commercial/Residential Maintenance

CRM 1214 - Carpentry

Construction Technology: Electrical

Electrical Tech

ELT 1192 - Fundamentals of Electricity


Course Topics

Construction I

Unit

 

Title

1

 

Introduction and Orientation

2

 

Basic Safety

3

 

Basic Math

4

 

Hand and Power Tools

5

 

Introduction to Blueprints

6

 

Introduction to Carpentry

7

 

Introduction to Electrical Wiring

8

 

Introduction to Masonry

9

 

Introduction to Plumbing



Carpentry (Construction II)

Unit

 

Title

10

 

Orientation (Review and Reinforcement)

11

 

Basic Safety (Review and Reinforcement)

12

 

Construction Math

13

 

Introduction to Materials Used in Construction

14

 

Footing, Foundation, and Floor Framing

15

 

Wall, Ceiling, and Roof Framing

16

 

Windows, Doors, and Stairs