Students are introduced to the construction areas of carpentry, masonry, residential, and commercial wiring, plumbing and HVACR. This foundational course prepares students for any career in the field of construction and the basic knowledge to function safely on or around a construction site. It provides the student with the option for an industry Certification in the Construction Core as well as the basic content of OSHA’s 10-hour safety standards. Content includes the cause and results of accidents and the dangers of rationalizing risks as well as basic knowledge and skills needed in construction math, hand and power tools used in the field, general blueprints, and basic rigging safety. Students learn to focus on the development of mathematical models that can be used to model, improve, predict, and optimize real world systems.

    Career and Technical Education Pathways


    • Industry Fundamentals and Occupational Safety
    • Introduction to Construction
    • Carpentry I

    Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning/Refrigeration (HVACR)

    • Industry Fundamentals and Occupational Safety
    • Introduction to HVACR Systems
    • Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration