Construction Technology TCJ2OI
This course introduces students to building materials and processes through opportunities to design and build various construction projects. Students will learn to create and read working drawings; become familiar with common construction materials, components, and processes; and perform a variety of fabrication, assembly, and finishing operations. They will use a variety of hand and power tools and apply knowledge of imperial and metric systems of measurement, as appropriate. Students will develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues related to construction technology, and will explore secondary and postsecondary pathways leading to careers in the industry.
Community Build Program for Grade 11 COHB11
Community Build students work as part of a supervised construction crew. They will gain experience in commercial/residential construction (e.g., framing, wiring, plumbing, insulating, drywall and trimming). Students are on-site for 4 periods of the school day for one semester earning one Grade 11 Construction Technology credit and two Co-op credits. As well students will have the opportunity to earn an additional 2 Dual Credits in construction in cooperation with Conestoga College. Students must be 16 years of age before the start of semester 2 in order to participate in the Community Build Program.
COURSE NOTE: Access to Community Build is based on student readiness and program availability.
• Complete the Application Form, Parent Permission & Teacher Reference Forms.
• Students will be contacted by a Co-op teacher for an interview.
• Students are responsible for placement costs (e.g., work boots).
More information and forms at https://el.wcdsb.ca/ Guidance & Co-op offices
Construction Engineering Technology TCJ3CI
This course focuses on the development of knowledge and skills related to residential construction. Students will gain hands-on experience using a variety of construction materials, processes, tools, and equipment; learn about building design and planning construction projects; create and interpret working drawings and sections; and learn how the Ontario Building Code and other regulations and standards apply to construction projects. Students will also develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues related to construction technology, and will explore career opportunities in the field.