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Construction Technology

Construction Technology

 

Construction Technology I
AKA Core and Sustainable Construction

One Period/One Credit Course
Offered to 9-11 Students
Juniors must concurrently take with Construction Tech II.
 Students will learn principles in basic safety (10-hr OSHA), construction math, hand and power tool are and operation, blueprint reading, material handling, communication and employability skills. An emphasis will be placed on safe and green construction practices.


Construction Technology  II
AKA Plan Reading

One Period/One Credit Course
Offered to 10-12 Students
Prerequisite: Construction Tech I
Students learn blueprint reading as it relates to the architecture and construction. Students will use scaling, orthographic projections, dimensioning practices, symbols, notations, and abbreviations to perform area calculations and to interpret floor plan, section, and elevations. Using construction plans, students will identify problems or shortcomings related to the layout and installation of materials for the project.


Construction Technology  III
Consists of two classes.
1) Structural Coverings & Finishes
One Period/One Credit Course
Offered to 10-12 Students
Prerequisite: Construction Tech I & II
This course will address applications of interior and exterior finish work. Students will identify material properties and select for appropriate application. Students will install thermal and moisture protection including roofing, siding, fascia and soffits, gutters, and louvers. Students will install drywall; trim-joinery and molding and apply wall, floor and ceiling coverings and finishes. Throughout the course, the safe handling of materials, personal safety, prevention of accidents and the mitigation of hazards are emphasized.

2) Structural Systems
One Period/One Credit Course
Offered to 10-12 Students
Prerequisite: Construction Tech I & II
Students will learn procedures and techniques required for layout and framing of walls and ceilings, including roughing-in door and window openings, constructing corners and partitions; bracing walls and ceilings; and applying sheathing. Students will learn methods of roof, cold formed steel, and wood stair framing. Students will learn site and personal safety, material properties, design procedures, and code requirements for structural systems.

Students completing the Construction Tech classes will be Industry Credentialed! 

ASHTON MCKELLEY, Instructor

330 497 5620 ext 1067 

 

HOOVER HS CT STAFF


ROBERT WHITE
Associate Principal
330 497 5620 ext 1195

GARY BODENSCHATZ
Career Tech Department Chair
Interactive Media
330 497 5620 ext 1047 

TODD ALKIRE
Engineering
330 497 5620 ext 1057 

ASHTON MCKELLEY
Construction Technology
330 497 5620 ext 1067

SCOTT COLLES
BioMedical Sciences
330 497 5620 ext 1093

BREA KNIGHT
Medical Technology
330 497 5620 ext 1115

SARAH COVINGTON
BioMedical Sciences
330 497 5620 ext 1096

MIKE GRADY
Business Management
330 497 5620 ext 1068

NICOLE SNIDER
Business Management
330 497 5620 ext 1086

BEN JANCHAR
BioMedical Sciences
330 497 5620 ext 1095

JENNIFER MANION
Teaching Professions
330 497 5620 ext 1061

LAUREN MAXWELL
Engineering
330 497 5620 ext 1062

JOSH BRANCH
Video Productions
330 497 5620 ext 1070

PHIL OGILVIE
Culinary Arts
330 497 5620 ext 1121

NICK PLAZAK
BioMedical Sciences
330 497 5620 ext 1091

TOM WILSON
Coordinator, District Television
Video Productions
330 497 5620 ext 1141