Construction and Outdoor Maintenance Program (Seniors Only)
Course DescriptionStudents will be introduced to safety, building repair, preventative maintenance, general building upkeep, and problem solving. An emphasis on safety will accompany lessons on responding to supervision and following specific instructions. Additionally, they will focus on gaining skills in job seeking, application completion, and interviewing.
Prerequisites at the time of Senior Year Enrollment:
Minimum of 11 core credits (2.5 must be English), completion of Construction Innovations or previous construction-related coursework, on track to graduate
Credits & Certifications Offered
High School Credit
- 3 CTE Year One
*College credit and certification are not guaranteed. Their attainment is dependent on student performance in both the course and on external industry assessments. All certifications are through external agencies and the accommodations permitted will vary from assessment to assessment. Additionally, students must participate in the full two years of the program to be potentially eligible for all certifications listed.
- Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) – 10 hour Construction Industry Certification
How Will My Time Be Spent?
Program Year Classroom Time Lab Time CTE Year One 25% or less 76% or more
Tech is Real World Learning
Students in this program learn through the use of a variety of industry grade tools and equipment and texts. Their real world labs also require uniforms and personal protective equipment.
Tools & Equipment
- Personal protective equipment
- Hand tools
- Hand held power tools
- Stationary power tools
- Table mitre saws
- Bobcat Skid Steer Loader
- Gas powered lawn equipment
- Lumber, copper, PVC pipe and electrical wire
- Utility vehicles
- Riding and push mowers
- Introductory Craft Skills
- NCCER Core Curriculum
- Google classroom and other online materials
- Work boots, jeans or work pants, and a cotton shirt
- Safety glasses must be worn at all times in the lab space
Outdoor Construction Technology
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Mr. Joshua Galati has been in the Construction, Manufacturing, and Production industries for many years and has worked with many companies including; TransCannada, BW Brown Construction, and Glaziers Midwest. Mr. Galati began working at North Tech High School in 2010 and is currently the Production Engineering Instructor. Mr. Galati has a degree in Secondary Education Social Sciences from UMSL and is currently working on his Masters in Secondary Administration at University of Central Missouri.