Construction Technology

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Course Description

 

The Construction Technology Program is a two-year program in which students will learn the basics of carpentry. Students will pass all construction tool safety tests with a 100% proficiency. Students will learn detailed skills such: transit and laser leveling, skid steer and attachments, material estimation, concrete forms and finishing, floor and wall layout, framing, rafter and truss building and setting, window and door setting, roof sheathing, shingling, soffit, metal fascia bending, metal siding application, insulation, drywall hanging and finishing, painting, interior and exterior finishing, cabinet building and installation, stair building, metal studs and numerous other facets of construction. Students will be performing tasks on actual construction sites, as well as simulation projects. The Construction Technology program is articulated with the St. Louis Carpenters Apprenticeship Training Facility, the Laborers Apprenticeship Training Facility and Mineral Area College. Students are eligible to receive 36 college hours, Embedded Math and Communication Arts credit hours.