Building Maintenance Technologies A&B

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Course Description

Semester A

The online Building Maintenance Technology course will focus on all aspects of the construction industry from health and safety to the tools that every construction professional needs in their collection. They will learn about the various roles in the industry as well as job outlooks, educational and experiential requirements, and salary information. Some activities will focus on career exploration to discover career options that best align with interests and talents. Students will learn basic construction math and how it is applied during design and building phases of projects. They will learn specifics about carpentry, construction drawings, framing floor systems, framing walls, and framing roofs. Throughout, they will establish a foundation for what opportunities exist for them in the industry.

Semester B

The Building Maintenance Technology II course will focus on construction component, masonry skills, and OSHA. Students will learn about the various masonry and concrete skills as well as safety measures. Some activities will focus on real-world application of learned skills with hands on components. Students will learn about erecting, plumbing, and bracing in relation to concrete as well as laying masonry units. Finally, students will learn important science skills for the construction industry and prepare for OSHA 30-hour certification.

Certification

This course prepares students for the OSHA 30-hour construction certification. For more information go here: https://www.osha.gov/training/outreach

Course Requirements

Grade Level

9-12

Materials

None

Duration

2 Semesters

Credit Value

1.0

Prerequisites

None

Major Concepts

Semester A

Module 1: Health, Safety, & Environmental Management Systems
Module 2: The Construction Industry Part I
Module 3: The Construction Industry Part II
Module 4: Basic Hand and Power Tools
Module 5: Construction Math Part 1
Module 6: Construction Math Part 2
Module 7: Carpentry
Module 8: Construction Drawings
Module 9: Framing Floor Systems Part 1
Module 10: Framing Floor Systems Part II
Module 11: Framing Walls and Ceilings Part I
Module 12: Framing Walls and Ceiling Part II
Module 13: Framing a Roof

Semester B

Module 1: Construction Documents, Contracts and Specifications
Module 2: Drafting and Federal Codes
Module 3: Project Costs and Scheduling Part 1
Module 4: Project Costs and Scheduling Part 2
Module 5: The Built Environment Part 1
Module 6: The Built Environment Part 2
Module 7: Sustainability Issues
Module 8: Construction Projects