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CONSTRUCTION – #8601/#8602/#8603:

ABOUT:

  • Prepares for employment as entry level carpenter or construction worker.
  • Prepares students to pursue post-secondary education in multiple construction fields such as construction management, design and mechanical fields.
  • Employment opportunities strong with 5% to 8% growth with average salary of $42,000 in Hampton Roads
  • One Year Program

STUDENTS STUDY:
Interpreting blueprints, schematics, digital designs
Construction Industry Standards
Pre-Construction planning and estimating
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) safety standards and tool usage
Constructing foundation, flooring, wall, ceiling, roofing systems
Installing windows, doors, decks, exterior siding
Integration of Technology into Construction

PREREQUISITES:HVAC 2
Algebra 1 with a grade of “C” or better
English 10 with a grade of “C” or better
CAMPUS LOCATION: Butler Farm, Hampton
SESSIONS: A.M.
CLASS SIZE: 20 students
CREDENTIALS:
OSHA 10
National Occupational Competency Testing Institute (NOCTI) Pre/Post
Construction Technology Entry-Level Assesment
STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS:  Skills USA
CLASS FEES: 

Program Fees: 
OSHA 10 $25.00
Activity Fee $17.00

BIO:
BS Industrial Arts Education /Mechanical Drawing
28 years teaching experience
OSHA 500 certified

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES:
Security System Installer
Solar and Photovoltaic Installer
Energy Field Installer
Renewable Energy Technician
SMART Grid Technician
Hydro Fuel Technician
Solar Fabrication Technician
Communication System Installer
Licensed Electrician after successfully completing an apprenticeship program

BUSINESS PARTNERS:
Custom Kitchen Design
NASA
Criner Remodeling
York-Poquoson Master Gardeners
York-Poquoson extension Agency

RESOURCES:

CTE Resource Center – VERSO
Virginia Department of Education (VDOE)
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)