Construction Technology

Construction Tehnology
Instructor
Gary Dohse
612-518-4010
gdohse@swmetro.k12.mn.us

Articulation Agreements:
Hennepin Technical College
Alexandria Technical College

3 Credits
8 Credits

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.
Work in construction offers a great variety of career opportunities. People with many different talents and educational backgrounds- skilled craftspersons, 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.

Semester 1:
  •  Hand and Power Tools
  • Building Permits
  • Building Codes
  • Building Site Prep
  • Foundations
  • Fasteners
  • Assist in installation of:

Electrical, Plumbing, Heating
and Air Conditioning

  • Measuring
  • Floor Systems
  • Blueprint Reading
  • 10-Hour OSHA Safety Certification
  • Rafters/Trusses/Roof Systems
  • Nailing Patterns
  • Exterior and interior Wall Framing
 Semester 2:
  •  Safety
  • Insulation and Vapor Barriers
  • Cornice
  • Roofing
  • Drywall Applications and Finishing
  • Door and Window Installation
  • Floor Finishing
  • Hanging Cabinets
  • Interior Trim
  • Ventilation
  • Siding
  • Fascia
  • Blueprint Reading
  • Staining and Painting
  • Hanging Interior Doors
  • House Moving Theory
Second year option is available with instructor permission. Second year students may work as a Crew Chief and learn more about this career field.
Students can enroll anytime.
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