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Construction Trades

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Construction Trades
Construction Trades is a year long class. In this program students will receive in-depth instructions in construction safety, hand and power tools used in construction, basic construction math, blue print reading, and materials used in the construction industry. At the end of the students second year they will have the opportunity to receive a national certification.

Open to: Grades 10-12 Credit/Weight: 2 units/4.0
Prerequisite: Selection Course length: 2 terms/Full Year
Construction Trades I is a hands on class that teaches students the beginning skills of the construction field. Students
interested in learning about the areas of carpentry, masonry, electrical wiring, or plumbing would benefit from this
course. If you would like to learn to use hand tools, power tools and learn to build projects with wood, this course is

designed for you. You will be introduced to safety in a shop setting, proper tool use, and teamwork. Student projects
that develop the skills covered in the curriculum are encouraged. Students are encouraged to join the student
organization Skills USA to further develop their skills and leadership ability at the local, state and national level.

A $15 lab fee is required.

Open to: Grades 11-12 Credit/Weight: 2 units/4.0
Prerequisite: Construction Trades I, Selection Course length: 2 terms/Full Year
Construction Trades II is a continuation of Construction Trades I. Skills in the various areas of the construction field
are further developed. Second year students are encouraged to work independently and as a team on various projects
both large and small. Completion of the second year of this course allows a student to receive 3 hours of college
credit towards continuation of a related construction trades program at MS Gulf Coast Community College.

A $15 lab fee is required.