Building Construction Technology

brightbillInstructor: Mr. Brightbill

Program Overview

This program teaches skills in construction along with the knowledge necessary to build, repair, or maintain a house. Practical experience and classroom training prepares students enrolled in the Building Construction program for employment in general construction, remodeling, or property maintenance. Students are taught carpentry, masonry, electrical, plumbing, roofing, and interior and exterior finishes. Students will earn their OSHA 10 Certification and be taught safety throughout the course.
Students learn in detail about power tools, hand tools, footers, foundations, floor, wall, and roof framing, rough-in of switch and receptacle circuits, plumbing with PVC, copper, PEX, installation of sinks, showers, bathtubs and toilets, drywall installation and finish, the installation of vinyl siding, and shingled roofs. Student completers are expected to take the National Occupational Competency Testing Institute (NOCTI) exam at the end of their high school career.
* Blueprint Reading is a required course for this program of study.