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WOODWORKING BASICS

This class is a one period, one semester class open to all students. While students may pass this course without using tools, completion and passing of Basic Woods with tool certification is required to continue on to Wood Working II. This class will provide the students with a foundation to develop his/her skills of wood working concepts. Students will become familiar with the design, process flow, tools, equipment, typical joints and joinery procedures.  Wood species identification and wood panel products are studied and learned. Students will able to participate in the planning and construction of various shop projects contingent upon passing a basic safety test and becoming certified on the use of the shop tools and equipment.

 WOOD WORKING II

This class is a one period, one semester class.  Pre-requisite:  Completion and passing of Basic Woods with tool certification. This is a continuation from Basic Woods, focused on cabinet construction methods while working as a team, as if in the workplace. The students will be exposed to a real workplace environment. They will design, build, and sometimes install various products for local customers.  

WOOD WORKING III

This class is a one period, one semester class.  Successful completion of Wood II. This is a continuation from Wood Working II, emphasizing wood product design and manufacturing.

WOOD WORKING IV

Pre-Requisite: Successful completion of Wood III and/or be recommended/approved by the instructor. The student will act as an assistant to the instructor for Basic Woods.

 

CONSTRUCTION CERTIFICATION I

This class is a one period, one semester class.  Pre-requisite:  Completion and passing of Basic Woods with tool certification. General construction laborers perform a wide variety of activities during all phases of construction. They assist carpenters and other specialized contractors in framing, roofing, and interior and exterior finishing during the building and/or remodeling of residential and commercial structures. They read blueprints, sketches and specifications for information pertaining to dimensions, types of materials required and standards of work. General construction laborers work with a variety of hand tools, power tools and equipment. They work in a variety of physically demanding situations including weather extremes, heights and enclosed areas.

Practice safe work habits.

Develop blueprint reading skills.

Assemble floor, wall, roof and stair systems.

Install interior and exterior finishes.

Apply various moisture and vapor management techniques.

 

CONSTRUCTION CERTIFICATION II

This class is a one period, one semester class.  Pre-requisite:  Completion and passing of Basic Woods with tool certification and completion of Construction Certification I. Carpenters construct, install, erect and repair structures to comply with all existing codes and in a manner that exhibits skill and craftsmanship. They read blueprints, sketches and specifications for information pertaining to dimensions, types of materials required and standards of work. Carpenters work with a variety of hand tools, power tools and equipment. They work in a variety of physically demanding situations including weather extremes, heights and enclosed areas. A carpenter may be skilled in framing, interior and exterior finishing, forming and/or remodeling of residential and commercial buildings

Practice safe work habits.

Develop blueprint reading skills.

Assemble floor, wall, roof and stair systems.

Install windows and doors.

Install interior trim.

Apply sustainable/energy efficient building practices.

Develop an awareness of environmental responsibility.

Exhibit professionalism and related soft skills

 

 

These wooden benches were made by our Basic Woods high school classes. Each bench is unique, with it's own design and now line the hall of our C-TEC building.

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