Building Trades I students receive instruction on the safety of hand and power tools, followed by instruction on foundations, floor, wall, and roof framing. Different sidings and types of roofing will be introduced. Students will learn how to layout, fabricate and repair wooden structures. Students will also learn about construction materials, estimating, and blueprint reading applications. In-class projects include playhouses, storage buildings, and other closely related building structures. A six to eight-week masonry course will be introduced, covering the art of laying brick and block, and chimney construction.
A six to eight week masonry course is introduced, covering the art of laying brick and block.
Students should be familiar with ruler measurement and will receive reinforcement using fractions and decimals in Building Trades.
This course is held at PIRCTC in room 420.