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Basic Safety

  • Identify jobsite safety issues.

  • Describe best safety practices for construction.

  • Identify and demonstrate different types of Personal Protective Equipment

  • Understand and practice correct lift and carry techniques for one and two people with standard building materials

  • Develop personal strength with resistance training

  • Identify proper safety and use related to scaffolding (for awareness)

  • Demonstrate proper ladder safety, setup, and use. 

  • Explain basic jobsite first aid.

  • Explain basic fire safety procedures.

Construction Industry Knowledge

  • Identify career pathways related to construction.

  • Understand scope of projects in construction

  • Demonstrate technical and academic requirements for career pathways.

  • Demonstrate the proper use and identification, including safety procedures, for various construction materials related to construction.

 Exposure to Different Trades

  • The opportunity to meet with Industry leaders.

  • Students receive exposure to different trades from guest speakers working in the industry.

  • Set up internship for observations and work with companies.

Hand and Power Tools

  • Demonstrate the proper use and identification, including safety procedures, for various hand tools related to construction.

  • Demonstrate the proper safety, use, care, and maintenance of power tools/equipment

  • Identify/select appropriate power tools for specific tasks in carpentry and other trades

  • Identify specific tools and materials a worker needs to complete different tasks in various trades.

Career Preparation

  • Identify process for legal employment in the field of construction

  • Understand basic elements of the employment process in construction

  • Demonstrate ability to compose elements for employability in construction

  • Demonstrate skills required to find, apply, secure and retain successful employment in construction

  • Prepare life skills needed for a job in the construction industry

  • Introduce the steps and requirements of Entrepreneurship in construction.

Build Projects

  • Demonstrate ability to safely use hand and power tools involved in construction

  • Demonstrate proper techniques in assembling projects and site coordination, mobilization

  • Demonstrate ability to apply blueprint reading to projects

  • Develop skills through increasingly complex building projects (site visits)

  • Direct instruction on-site Trade Professionals

Blueprint (Plans and Drawing) Reading

  • Understand common terms used in blueprint reading.

  • Identify and define various views used in blueprint reading.

  • Identify different types of lines used in drawings.

  • Identify selected symbols and abbreviations used in construction plans.

  • Read plans, elevations, schedules, etc. used in construction drawing • Identify and understand parts / division used in a specification.

Extra elements to benefit Construction positions, Broaden Talent /Skills and for Other Career Options.

  • Practice Presentations with Spoke Word / Poetry

  • Improvisation Exercises

  • Writing and speaking workshops.

  • e-commerce

  • Develop marketing and social media campaigns. 

  • Introduce Business development, tracking strategy and procedures.  

Be an Entrepreneur: How to start a business.

  •  Discover your talent and Which Talent Can I develop a business around.

  •  Being Passionate and Persistent

  •  Write Your Business Plan. ...

  •  Financing to Fund Your Business. ...

  •  Identify Your Team.  Learn about Collaborations and Business Structure.

  •  Name of Business / Understanding Brand Awareness

  •  Get Federal and State Tax ID Numbers. ...

  •  Obtain a Business License and Permits.

  •  Importance of Accounting / Bookkeeping and Budget

  •  Picking the right Bank

  •  Understanding Marketing / uses of social media

  •  No need to reinvent the wheel seek help get advice. Ask Questions

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