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Courses Available for Construction Trades, General. Pathway

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    Construction -- Comprehensive

    Description: Construction Comprehensive courses provide students with basic knowledge and skills required for construction of commercial, residential, and institutional structures. These courses provide experiences and information (typically including career opportunities and training requirements) regarding construction-related occupations such as carpentry, cabinetmaking, bricklaying, electrical trades, plumbing, concrete masonry, and so on. Students engage in activities such as reading blueprints, preparing building sites, starting foundations, erecting structures, installing utilities, finishing surfaces, and providing maintenance.


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    Description: Cabinetmaking courses provide students with experience in constructing cases, cabinets, counters, and other interior woodwork. Students learn to distinguish between various types of furniture construction and their appropriate applications, and how to use various woodworking machines and power tools for cutting and shaping wood. Cabinetmaking courses cover the different methods of joining pieces of wood, how to use mechanical fasteners, and how to attach hardware. Initial topics may resemble those taught in Woodworking courses; more advanced topics may include how to install plastic laminates on surfaces and how to apply spray finishes.


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    Introduction to Industrial Technology

    Description: An introductory Level course designed to instruct students in the basic skills necessary to all occupations in the Construction, Manufacturing and Transportation areas.


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    Cabinet & Furniture Design II

    Description: An advanced level application course designed to provide students with experience in constructing cases, cabinets, counters, furniture and interior woodwork.