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Construction Technology

TCJ2O1 CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY GRADE 10, OPEN

This course requires students to design, build and evaluate projects using design instruments and machine and hand tools. Students will solve technological problems through a variety of media; identify and describe building materials and other resources needed to construct, maintain and service buildings; identify support systems and components; apply safety rules related to materials, processes and equipment; identify common architectural styles; and identify careers related to construction technology. Recommended preparation: TTI1O1.

TCJ3C1 CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY GRADE 11, COLLEGE PREPARATION

This course focuses on residential and light construction systems related to commercial, industrial, and/or recreational construction. Students will learn about the tools, materials, equipment, and methods used in the light construction industry; structural analysis and design; presentation and working drawings; and auxiliary systems. They will also estimate materials and labour costs; study industry standards and building codes; consider health and safety issues and energy conservation; and explore careers and the impact of construction technology on society and the environment. Students will be learning construction techniques and processes using stationary and hand power tools and working primarily with wood and wood composites. Projects may include sheds, gazebos, garages, kitchens, shelving units and furniture. Recommended preparation: TCJ2O1.

TCJ3E2 CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY GRADE 11, WORKPLACE PREPARATION

This 2 credit course focuses on residential and light construction systems related to commercial, industrial, and/or recreational construction; the development of generic employment skills; and preparation for apprenticeship and training programs. Students will learn about and gain practical experience with various types of materials, processes, labour, tools and equipment used in the construction industry; technical drawings; and auxiliary systems. They will also study industry standards and building codes; consider health and safety issues; and explore careers, the importance of lifelong learning and the impact of construction technology on society and the environment. Students learn through theory, independent research assignments and many hands on projects and labs to make the course exciting and meaningful. Students will be learning construction techniques and processes using stationary and hand power tools and working primarily with wood and wood composites. Projects may include sheds, gazebos, garages, kitchens, shelving units and furniture. Recommended preparation: TCJ2O1.