Introduction to Construction (Standard)

Credits: 1

In this introductory course, students will learn the basic skills used in the construction industry. Students will be introduced to shop safety, hand and power tools, and construction math. As the semester progresses, students will learn construction techniques and systems such as: floor systems, wall and ceiling framing, roof framing and applications, stair construction, and basic flooring. This course will focus on teamwork and developing proper worksite communication skills.