Building Trades

 

ACC BUILDING TRADES 1 (550V) (CONSTRUCTION TRADES 1)

 

 

 

Grades 11 12 Credits 2.5 Full Year

Course Fees: $5 per semester

$3 safety glasses

Prerequisites: Woodworking 1 recommended.

 

Course Description

This course provides experiences related to the erection, installation, and maintenance of residential buildings and related fixtures. Planned learning activities allow students to understand fundamental principles and methods, and develop technical skills related to masonry, carpentry, and finish work. Instruction includes safety principles and practices, recognition of standard lumber sizes, foundation layout methods, building concepts and procedures, local, state, and national codes, cost estimating, and blueprint reading.

 

ACC BUILDING TRADES 2 (551V) (CONSTRUCTION TRADES 2 )

 

Grade 12 Credits 2.5 Full Year

Course Fees: $5 per semester

$3 safety glasses

Prerequisites: Successful completion of ACC Building Trades 1 and teacher recommendation.

 

Course Description

 

This course provides learning experiences related to the erection, installation, maintenance, and repair of building structures and related utilities. Student technical skill experiences include instruction and activities in safety principles and practices, performing maintenance control functions, joining pipes, building water distribution lines and drains, installing and maintaining plumbing fixtures and systems, installing switch and outlet boxes, light fixtures, service entrances, roughing in and trimming out electrical devices and appliances, preparing foundations and footings, constructing residential chimneys and fireplaces, laying, jointing and pointing brick, and advanced building and construction methods and codes. All learning experiences are designed to allow the student to acquire job-entry skills and knowledge.