Home Building

Home Building – Students construct a house from the basement up. This program stresses craftsmanship in framing, floors, trim, cabinetry and finish work.

Students learn teamwork and share the responsibility of budgeting, purchasing, and estimating to prepare for careers in contracting. The program provides a direct link to the local union apprenticeship program.

Students earn a 10-hour OSHA card for general construction.

Prerequisites: Woodworking Tech. or Fundamentals recommended.

Grades: 10-11-12

High School credit: .5 credit per block each semester

May earn DMACC credit as follows:

Year One:
CON 336 Care & Use Hand/Power Tools 1 credit (F)
CON 337 Construction Blueprint Reading 1 credit (F)
CON 333 Materials/ Construction Theory (F)

CON 338 Materilas Take off (S)

CON 346 Concrete Systems & Framing (S)

Year Two:
CON 341 Construction Drafting & Design (F)
CON 334 Construction Techniques (S)