Monday, August 01, 2016
Instructor: Mr. Ed Ahouse
Intro to Architecture, Construction & Engineering 1707 1 Semester Course Grades 9-12
This course exposes students to opportunities available in construction-related trades, such as carpentry, masonry, air conditioning/ refrigeration, plumbing, etc. Students learn about the processes involved in construction projects and may engage in a variety of small projects. These courses emphasize responsibilities, qualifications, work environment, rewards, and career paths within construction related fields.
Material Processing 1 1013 1 Semester Course Prerequisite: Intro to ACE Grades 9-12
Exposes students to the tools and machines that they may encounter in manufacturing-related occupations and enable them to develop the skills they need to use these tools in various applications. Course topics typically include (but are not limited to) drawing and planning, electricity, graphic arts, woodwork, leatherwork, metalwork, plastics, and power technology. Also covers general safety and career exploration.
Material Processing 2 1014 1 Semester Course Prerequisite: Material Processing 1 Grades 10-12 Introduces student to the various kinds of woods used in industry and offers experience in using selected woodworking tools. Students design and construct one or more projects and may prepare a bill of materials. Correct and safe use of tools and equipment is emphasized. As students advance, they focus on learning the terminology necessary to use power tools successfully, developing skills to safely use these tools in the workshop and becoming familiar with various kinds of wood-finishing materials. Advanced students typically design a project, prepare bills of materials, construct, and finish proposed projects.
Construction Technology 1 1708A 1 Semester Course Prerequisite: Intro to ACE and Mat Proc 1 Grades 10-12
Construction Technology 2 1708B 1 Semester Course Prerequisite: Intro to ACE and Mat Proc 1 Grades 11-12
Provide information related to the building of wooden structures, enabling students to gain an understanding of wood grades and construction methods and to learn skills such as laying sills & joists; erecting sills & rafters; applying sheathing, siding, & shingles; setting door jambs; and hanging doors. Construction Technology will teach skills for rough carpentry and introduce methods for finish carpentry. Students learn to read blueprints, draft, use tools and machines properly and safely, erect buildings from construction lumber, perform finish work, and do limited cabinet work. Construction Technology will also include career exploration, good work habits with an emphasis on safety, and employability skills.
Cabinetmaking 1709 1 Semester Course Prerequisite: Intro to ACE and Mat Proc 1. Grades 10-12
Cabinetmaking courses provide students with experience in constructing cases, cabinets, counters, and other interior woodwork. Students learn to distinguish between various types of furniture construction and their appropriate applications, and how to use various woodworking machines and power tools for cutting and shaping wood. Cabinetmaking courses cover the different methods of joining pieces of wood, how to use mechanical fasteners, and how to attach hardware. Initial topics may resemble those taught in woodworking courses; more advanced topics may include how to install plastic laminates on surfaces and how to apply spray finishes.
Carpentry 1706 1 Semester Course Prerequisite: Intro to ACE and Mat Proc 1 Grades 10-12
Course provides information related to the building of wooden structures, enabling students to gain an understanding of wood grades and construction methods and to learn skills such as laying sills and joists; erecting sills and rafters; applying sheathing, siding, and shingles; setting door jambs; and hanging doors. Carpentry courses may teach skills for rough construction, finish work, or both. Students learn to read blueprints, draft, use tools and machines properly and safely, erect buildings from construction lumber, perform finish work inside of buildings, and do limited cabinet work. Course may also include career exploration, good work habits, and employability skills.