Construction: Fundamentals and Careers

Course Description

This course introduces students to some of the foundational elements of home construction and then does a deep dive into careers, technology, and the future of home construction. It also addresses some of the academic proficiencies that different careers in the field of home construction will have to have. Later in the course, specific careers, career outlooks, and specialized education and training requirements will be covered. Students will discover the varied roles within the field as well as what it takes to own a construction company. Finally, the course delves into green construction and where the future of construction is headed.

Course Requirments

Grade Level

9-12

Materials

None

Duration

1 Semester

Credit Value

0.5

Prerequisites

None

Major Concepts

Module 1: Introduction to Home Construction
Module 2: Academic Foundations for Careers in Construction
Module 3: Technical Skills in Home Construction
Module 4: Project Planning in Home Construction
Module 5: Safety and Health in Home Construction
Module 6: Contracts and Regulations in Home Construction
Module 7: Careers in Home Construction
Module 8: Owning a Construction Business
Module 9: Green Construction
Module 10: The Future of Home Construction