BUILDING TRADES I & II

 

SPECIAL CLASS FEATURES

 

  • Hands-on Training
  • Individual and Small Group Projects
  • Work Experience Opportunities
  • Job Referrals as They Occur
  • Opportunity to Earn College Credit
  • Participate in SkillsUSA - a National Student Organization
  • SKY TRAK Certification available
  • Professional Guest Speakers
  • PASSES Edge Work Place Safety Training

EMPLOYMENT SKILLS FOR THE FUTURE

 

  • Communication Skills
  • Critical Thinking
  • Visual Problem Solving
  • Project Management
  • Time Management
  • Teamwork/Collaboration
  • Decision Making
Contact Instructor

Brian McGee
A.J. Neumann

PROGRAM PROFILE

   

This exciting program is intended for students that are interested in the multi-faceted construction industry.  First year students will learn the basic skills of residential construction including masonry, block, brick and concrete, rough carpentry, layout and framing, residential wiring, simple and advanced circuits.  The second year students will apply their knowledge and skills while building a residential home in the community.  The students, with guidance from their instructor, are responsible for all facets of the construction of this home.  Field trips and tours help the students gain current information about building trends and methods 

COURSE CONTENT

 

  • Shop Safety
  • Carpentry
  • Masonry
  • Residential Electricity
  • Power and Hand Tool Usage
  • Site Preparation
  • Blueprint Reading
  • Estimating Materials
  • Framing
  • Hand/Finish Drywall
  • Roofing
  • Siding
  • Insulation
  • Installation of Doors and Windows

RESOURCES 


National Association of Home Builders

Associated General Contractors/Union Trades

Michigan SkillsUSA

National SkillsUSA 

 

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