Construction Trades - Carpentry
Construction Technology I focuses on classroom and lab experiences involving the formation, installation, maintenance, and repair of buildings, homes, and other structures. A history of construction, with an emphasis on future trends and career options, is also covered.
This program provides instruction in reading technical drawings and transforming those drawings into physical structures. The relationship of views and details, interpretation of dimension, transposing scale, tolerance, electrical symbols, sections, materials list, architectural plans, geometric construction, three-dimensional drawing techniques, and sketching are presented as well as elementary aspects of residential design and site work.
Students examine the design and construction of floor and wall systems and develop layout and floor construction skills. Blueprints and other professional planning documents are also covered. Students will develop an understanding and interpretation of the Indiana Residential Code for one and two-family dwellings and safety practices including OSHA’s safety & health standards for the construction industry.
Vincennes University Dual College Credits Available
|CNST 100 Construction Seminar||1||Qualifies for Technical Honors Diploma Priority Dual Credit|
|CNST 105/105L Framing/Framing Lab||4||Qualifies for Technical Honors Diploma Priority Dual Credit|
|CNST 120 Construction Safety||3||Qualifies for Technical Honors Diploma Priority Dual Credit|
|CNST 160/160L Finish Carpentry||4||Qualifies for Technical Honors Diploma Priority Dual Credit|
- Carpenters Union Articulation
- OSHA 10-Hour Safety Certification
Recommended Grade Levels
Recommended Course Prerequisite
Introduction to Construction
High School Credits
- 2 semester course
- 2 semesters required
- 1 credit per semester
- 2 credits maximum for each course
- 7130 Principles of Construction Trades
- 7123 Construction Trades: General Carpentry
- 7122 Construction Trades: Framing and Finishing
Counts as a Directed Elective or Elective for all diplomas