CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY & DRAFTING

Construction Technology

Students learn about building materials, use and care of tools, and foundation, floor, wall, and roof construction while working on construction projects. Students are introduced to concrete, pluming, and electrical installation, interior wall finishing, insulating, stair construction, and window and door installation. Construction trades students participate in the student organization Skills USA.

Drafting

Students learn manual and computer rafting skills. Using AutoCAD LT students generate and plot one, two, and three dimension drawings. Students may articulate credits earned to Wahpeton State College of Science Drafting program. Drafting students participate in the student organisation Skills USA.

Course Offerings: Construction Technology

Construction Technology (One Hour) (17100) Grade Level 10-12 Credits: 1 per year

Instructor: Brian Bork Prerequisites: None

Learn about the construction industry. Students learn the basics of concrete, floor framing, wall framing, rafter and roof framing, shingling, and exterior finishing by completing construction projects. Construction technology students may participate in the student organization SkillsUSA.

Construction Technology (Two hour) (17117) Grade Level 11-12 Credits: 2 per year

Instructor: Brian Bork Prerequisites: None

Students learn about various building materials, use and care of tools, and foundation, floor, wall, and roof construction while working on construction projects. Students are introduced to concrete, plumbing, and electrical installation, interior wall finishing, insulating, stair construction, and window and door installation. Construction technology students may participate in the student organization SkillsUSA.

Drafting for Construction (17130) Grade Level 10-12 Credits: 1 per year

Instructor: Brian Bork Prerequisites: None

This is a two-part course. The first semester involves the fundamental concepts of drafting. Emphasis will be placed on mechanical and architectural drafting. The second semester is devoted to Computer-Aided Drafting and Design. The CADD system takes the student through commands from as simple as drawing a line to as complex as 3-dimensional geometric forms. Drafting students may participate in the student organization SkillsUSA.

Advanced Drafting for Construction (17131) Grade Level 11-12 Credits: 1 per year

Instructor: Brian Bork Prerequisites: Drafting I

Learn advanced drafting techniques including 3-D drawing using AutoCAD. Students will work on specialized projects. Drafting students may participate in the student organization SkillsUSA.

Construction Cooperative Work Experience (17999) Grade Level 11-12 Credits: 1 per year

Instructor: Brian Bork Prerequisites: Must have completed at least 2 Construction Credits

This class involves working both inside and outside of the classroom. The outside classroom duties may be done for an area employer. The work may be paid or volunteer, depending on the work agreement. Cooperative Work Experience needs to be approved by Instructor & Center Director.

All Construction Technology students may participate in the student organization SKILLS USA!