Construction Technology

Construction Tehnology
BRIAN WURTZBERGER
(952) 567-8007 | bwurtzberger@swmetro.k12.mn.us

Welcome to the world of construction! You are joining the eight million Americans who have chosen a career in this lucrative field. Construction is one of the nation's largest industries, offering excellent opportunities for high earnings, career advancement and business ownership.

SEMESTER 1
Hand & Power Tools
Building Permits 
Building Codes
Building Site Prep
Foundations
Fasteners
Assist in Installation of Electrical, Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning 
Measuring
Floor Systems
Blueprint Reading
10 Hour OSHA Safety Certification
Rafters/ Trusses/ Roof systems
Nailing Patterns
Exterior & Interior Wall Framing


SEMESTER 2 
Safety 
Insulation & Vapor Barriers 
Cornice
Roofing
Drywall Applications & Fishing
Door & Window Installation
Floor Finishing
Hanging Cabinets 
Interior Trim
Ventilation
Siding
Fascia
Blueprint Reading
Staining & Painting
Hanging Interior Doors
House Moving Theory




Work in construction offers a great variety of career opportunities. People with many different talents and educational backgrounds- skilled crafts-persons, managers, supervisors and superintendents- find job opportunities in construction and related fields. As you will learn throughout your training, many other industries depend upon the work you will do in construction. From houses to office buildings- everything begins with construction.

Second Year option is available with instructor permissions. Students could work as Crew chief and learn more about this career field.

Students can enroll anytime. 





ARTICULATION AGREEMENTS

3 Credits | Hennepin Technical College
8 Credits | Alexandria Technical College