Construction Technology Pathway

  • Pathway Sequence:

    Building and Construction Trades Sector

     Course Descriptions:

    Construction Technology 1/2: Construction Technology 1-2 is a one year course open to all beginning students interested in the Wood Products Pathway. The students will use a variety of woodworking tools to produce useful wood products. All machines will be introduced by teacher demonstrations, multimedia presentations and related student readings.  Students will gain experience in planning, designing, layout, estimating, problem solving, and fabrication of wood products. The safe and correct use of tools, machines, and materials will be stressed at all times. Students will apply academic concepts in English, Math and Science. Emphasis will also be placed upon the students’ sharing responsibilities with the teacher for the maintenance and management of the shop facilities. This course is UC “g” (college preparatory elective) approved.

    Construction Technology 3/4: Construction Technology 3-4 is an advanced course open to all students that successfully completed Construction Technology 1-2.   This course will study advanced phases of wood products, including furniture, and basic cabinet construction. Students will learn advanced operational techniques of portable and stationary woodworking equipment, and the use of simple jigs and fixtures.  This course is designed for students preparing for postsecondary and Technical Education in the Construction and Engineering fields. Students will apply academic concepts in English, Math and Science to their woodworking projects. This course is UC “g” (college preparatory elective) approved. (Prerequisite: Construction Technology 1/2)

    For more information contact the Career Counseling office. Click here for the link to the Career Counseling webpage. 

     Links to more information: 

    Click here for the CTE course manual.