This course is a survey course designed to familiarize students with the educational requirements, talents, and responsibilities for careers related to industrial and engineering technology. The content of this course should provide the framework for materials to be presented in future math, science, industrial, and engineering technology courses.
A course designed to familiarize the student with proper safety practices and procedures. Course content will include protective clothing, handling of hazardous materials, OSHA regulations, workman’s compensation, and first aid. Also, safe practices in using hand and power tools, scaffolds and ladders, chains and cables, compressed gasses, proper storage of tools and chemicals, and handling of hazardous waste will also be addressed.
This course introduces basic concepts in safety, construction math, hand & power tools, blueprint reading, and basic rigging. This course covers safety in the operation of a variety of hand and power tools. It includes reading simple construction-related blueprints as well as overhead crane hand signals. Thermal and moisture protection using common insulating and vapor systems will be covered.
This course provides a study of contemporary principles and practices used in the construction industry with emphasis on the techniques used for interior and exterior building construction. Civil construction is also covered. Activities may include construction of a scale model or a community construction project