ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION
Introduction to Construction
Grades 10-11-12 (both semesters required)
You could become one of the top home builders in the State of Indiana or just someday build your own dream house. Your foundation for learning how begins with Introduction to Construction which is a part of the Engineering and Industrial Technology Career Cluster. During this two semester course, you will be given the necessary information and opportunities to gain a working knowledge of construction and develop fundamental skills related to the use of tools and materials. As you explore the world of construction, you will build scale models and actual size structures related to the course content that includes: blueprint reading; surveying; masonry; carpentry; roofing; electrical; plumbing; heating and air conditioning; drywall; painting; and interior trim.
There are no prerequisites for this class. However, it is recommended that students planning to take Construction Trades junior/senior years take this course during their sophomore year. This class will meet five days a week for one period and one credit can be earned per semester.