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.
Construction Trades I
Mr. Aaron Krueger
The Construction program allows students to earn three credits in Construction Trades 1. If you enjoy classroom and laboratory experiences that allow you to read construction drawings, design using CAD software, and construct structures using hand and power tools, then you should consider Construction Trades.