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course pathway chart

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.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Open
GRADE: 10

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 http://coop.wcdsb.ca/ Guidance & Co-op offices
CREDIT: 4
TYPE: Apprenticeship
GRADE: 11

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.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: College
GRADE: 11

Custom Woodworking TWJ3EI

This course enables students to develop knowledge and skills related to cabinet making and furniture making. Students will gain practical experience using a variety of the materials, tools, equipment, and joinery techniques associated with custom woodworking. Students will learn to create and interpret technical drawings and will plan, design, and fabricate projects. They will also develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues related to the woodworking industry, and will explore apprenticeships, postsecondary training, and career opportunities in the field that may be pursued directly after graduation.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Workplace
GRADE: 11

Custom Woodworking TWJ4EI

This course enables students to further develop knowledge and skills related to the planning, design, and construction of residential and/or commercial cabinets and furniture. Students will gain further experience in the safe use of common woodworking materials, tools, equipment, finishes, and hardware, and will learn about the entrepreneurial skills needed to establish and operate a custom woodworking business. Students will also expand their awareness of health and safety issues and environmental and societal issues related to woodworking, and will explore career opportunities that may be pursued directly after graduation.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Workplace
GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: TWJ3EI – Custom Woodworking

Construction/Landscaping: Green Industries THL3EI

This course enables students to develop knowledge and skills related to agriculture, forestry, horticulture and landscaping. Students will study the identification, growth and management of plants and animals and develop process, design and management skills required in the green industries. Students will also examine social and economic issues related to the green industries, learn about safe and healthy working practices, study industry standards and codes, and explore post-secondary education programs and career opportunities.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Workplace
GRADE: 11

Construction/Landscaping: Green Industries THL4EI

This course enables students to develop knowledge and skills related to agriculture, forestry, horticulture and landscaping. Students will study the identification, growth and management of plants and animals and develop process, design and management skills required in the green industries. Students will also examine social and economic issues related to the green industries, learn about safe and healthy working practices, study industry standards and codes, and explore post-secondary education programs and career opportunities.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Workplace
GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: THL3EI – Construction/Landscaping: Green Industries

For Dual Credit Construction based opportunities, take a look under Dual Credit Programs part of the menu.

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