Introduction to Construction
Introduction to Construction provides instruction and training in construction and construction-related occupations. Instructional and practical experience includes an overview of the construction industry, tool description and usage, OSHA training, Basic math review, plans and drawings, basic plumbing, electrical, concrete, flooring, drywall, and carpentry. Course instruction also includes the safe use of hand and power tools and job-readiness training for entrance in construction-related occupations.
Integrated throughout the course are standards for Career Ready Practice and Academic Content Standards which include: appropriate technical skills and academic knowledge; communication skills; career planning; applied technology; critical thinking and problem solving; personal health and financial literacy; citizenship, integrity, ethical leadership and effective management; work productively while integrating cultural and global competence; creativity and innovation; reliable research strategies, and environment, social and economic impacts of decisions.
- CTE Sector: Building and Construction Trades
- CTE Pathway: Residential and Commercial Construction
- Time of Class: Day Time
- Located at: El Rancho