Year One: Foundation of Residential Construction
The Residential and Commercial Construction course is designed to teach basic skills for the construction trades through a course rich in connections to construction projects that will generate interest in the math and increase students' likelihood of success. The course covers basic construction math; measurement and scale, blueprint reading, safety, procedural use of hand and power tools. Students acquire these skills through the use of technology and real world problem solving. Integrated throughout the course are foundation standards, which include communication, ethics, interpersonal/team skills, critical thinking and other employment skills needed for the 21st Century.