Construction Tech and CAD

  • Program Description:

    The Construction Technology Program, led by Mr. R. Smith, provides training and experience in the principles of safety, appropriate tools, and techniques required for entry level in the construction field.  Students gain experience following the National Center for Construction Education Research (NCCER) Core curriculum and applying their learning to hands-on experience in the lab.  Students will visit job sites and interact with business partners as well.  Students are also exposed to blueprint reading and computer-aided design (CAD) software.  There are many available opportunities in the Houston area for careers in the construction industry.  Many students in this pathway also participate in Skills USA, a student career and technical organization.

     

    Industry Certification(s):

    NCCER Core Level I

    NCCER Carpentry Level I and II

    NCCER Masonry

     

    Courses:

    11th grade - Construction Technology I

    12th grade - Construction Technology II