OPEN TO GRADES: 11, 12
PREREQUISITES: Application, D-I-Y course
LENGTH OF COURSE: 1 Year. May be taken 2 years
CREDIT: 3 HHS Credits/Elective
BDM102 Introduction to Construction Occupation (LLCC, 3.0 credit hrs)
BDM106 Basic Carpentry I (LLCC, 3.0 credit hrs)
BDM112 Construction Blueprint Reading (LLCC, 3.0 credit hrs)
Building Trades is a 2 year program covering basic and some advanced building construction. There is classroom instruction and lab instruction. Upon completion of the course, the student should be proficient in many of the building construction trades and qualified for an entry level job in the trades. All students are required to wear safety glasses, boots and proper clothing. Instructor will provide instructions on other needed material (tools, hats, gloves, etc..)
LLCC BDM 102
This course covers the basic safety principles fundamental to construction. Topics include the correct use of hand and power tools, emergency and first aid procedures and avoiding hazardous conditions. Introduction to basic construction math, OSHA regulations and code compliance are also studied.
LLCC BDM 106
This course is the first of two carpentry classes that prepares students to perform basic rough carpentry techniques. Topics include foundation preparation, wall layout/framing and exterior finish. Knowledge and skill are developed in the areas of construction materials, print reading, design and safe operation of power tools.
LLCC BDM 112
This course teaches students to read and interpret construction symbols, blueprints and appropriate building codes. Students are taught rough drawing sketching and dimensioning techniques. Residential and light commercial construction blueprints are the focus of this course.
STUDENTS WILL BE ASKED TO COMPLETE BOTH APPLICATIONS ABOVE (OKAW/HHS IS AN ONLINE APPL)