Constructive Technology I


  • CTE Sector: Building and Construction Trades
  • CTE Pathway: Residential and Commercial Construction
  • Located at: El Rancho and Pioneer
  • Recommended Prerequisite: None

Course Description

Construction Technology I provides instruction and training in construction and construction-related occupations, including construction, remodeling, and maintenance and repair of buildings and structures. Instructional and practical experience includes blueprint reading, basic plumbing, electrical, masonry, concrete, flooring, drywall, carpentry, insulation, exterior design, and roofing. Course instruction also includes the safe use of hand and power tools, installation of plumbing and electrical fixtures, the use of squaring and leveling tools, and safety and job-readiness training for entrance into the construction and construction-related occupations.

Integrated throughout the course are standards for Career Ready Practice and Academic Content Standards which include: appropriate technical skills and academic knowledge; communication skills; career planning; applied technology; critical thinking and problem solving; personal health and financial literacy; citizenship, integrity, ethical leadership and effective management; work productively while integrating cultural and global competence; creativity and innovation; reliable research strategies, and environment, social and economic impacts of decisions.