Degrees and Certifications:
Associate’s Degree Residential Builder's License Real Estate License
41 years home building and remodeling
Licensed Residential Home Builder
Licensed Real Estate Agent
Building Construction 1 (GHS, LTC, PHS*) 606000CD
Grades 11, 10, 12 2 units
Industry Credential Alignment: OSHA 10
This course is part of the instructional program that prepares students to perform entry-level building construction tasks under the direction of a supervisor or an experienced craftsman. Primary instruction is given in basic carpentry, masonry, residential electricity and plumbing and safety practices.
*PHS schedules these two units individually as Building Construction 1 (60600CD) and Building Construction 2 (606100CD)
Building Construction 2 (GHS, LTC, PHS*) 606100CD
Grades 12, 11 2 units
Prerequisite: Building Construction 1
Industry Credential Alignment: NCCER
This course provides in-depth instruction on floor systems, wall framing, roofing and brick masonry. Students learn to read and interpret blueprints, sketches and building plans. Students may be eligible to participate in cooperative work experiences or apprenticeships, which combine career and technology training with supervised work experience in business and industry.
*PHS schedules these two units individually as Building Construction 3 (606200CD) and Building Construction 4 (606300CD)
Cabinet Making (LTC) 608001CD
Grade 12, 11 2 units
Prerequisite: Building Construction 2
This course introduces students to the fundamentals of cabinetmaking. Students learn how to apply veneers and plastic laminate on countertops and tabletops. Students use detailed shop plans to complete a layout and design of cabinets, cut and shape components, and assemble components to industry standards. Students apply various finishes to surfaces including lacquers, stains, polyurethane and other finishes. A practical application of this class is the installation of finished cabinets in the student house project completed by the Building Construction program.
Construction Project Management (LTC) 690100CD
Grade 12, 11 2 units
Prerequisite: Level 2 of a construction major completed or concurrent and application
The curriculum of this course is designed to introduce students to the process of initiating, planning, executing, monitoring, and closing construction-related projects. Assignments align with the standards of the prerequisite Career and Technical Education (CTE) courses that build up to this capstone course. Students become familiar with the nine essential areas of Project Management through hands-on, accountable, project-based learning.
Construction Project Management students are responsible for managing the construction of the LTC student house under the supervision of their Building Construction instructor.