Building Construction


CONSTRUCTION I & II – #8601/#8602/#8603:

Building Construction Syllabus
Building Construction Flyer

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 can elect to take Building Construction III their 2nd year)

STUDENTS STUDY:
Design and building projects
Construction Industry Standards
Job-estimating procedures
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) safety standards and tool usage
Hands on building skills
Integrating Technology in Construction
The importance of safety in the workplace
Pre-Construction planning and estimating.

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

Program Fees:
Building Construction III only needs to pay the Activity Fee
Student Organization Fee $17.00
Coveralls $40.00

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CAREER OPPORTUNITIES:
Skilled Trade Professional
Safety Professional
Project Management
Construction Estimator
Building Information Modeling Professional
Project Superintendent
Architecture and Design
BUSINESS PARTNERS:
Custom Kitchen Design
NASA
Criner Remodeling
York-Poquoson Master Gardeners
York-Poquoson extension Agency
Bryant Construction/The Roofing Company
NASA HUNCH

RESOURCES:

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