Students will be instructed on the basic wiring, plumbing, painting, patching and repair of walls, and all other aspects of the care of a commercial building
Students will learn to craft more complex pieces of furniture and cabinetry, Students will complete one major project by course end.
Intro to Carpentry:
Students will learn basic construction and wiring. Major project will be construction of a free standing tool shed, to be sold to the public at course end. Students will complete one additional major project during the course.
After a year of academy classes, students will move into internship positions with MTS community partners.
Students will understand that safety encompasses both knowledge of tools and the safe practices related to them.
Students will understand both construction material composition and the dimensions of those materials. Students will differentiate between various products and identify correct applications and uses of those products.
Students will understand and use small project construction principles, including sides, foundations, finishes, appropriate use of finishes, and structural skeletons.
Application of Mathematics:
Students will understand the American Standard Measurement system and why geometry and algebra are important in construction.
Students will explore a variety of construction careers. Students will be given the opportunity to experience real-world construction sites, learn specialized skills from community experts, and experience unpaid and paid internships.