Construction Tech

Construction Tech I
AKA Core and Sustainable Construction
One Period/One Credit Course
Offered to 9-11 Students
Juniors must concurrently take with Construction Tech II.
Students will learn principles in basic safety (10-hr OSHA), construction math, hand and power tool are and operation, blueprint reading, material handling, communication and employability skills. An emphasis will be placed on safe and green construction practices.



Construction Tech II
AKA Plan Reading
One Period/One Credit Course
Offered to 10-12 Students
Prerequisite: Construction Tech I
Students learn blueprint reading as it relates to the architecture and construction. Students will use scaling, orthographic projections, dimensioning practices, symbols, notations, and abbreviations to perform area calculations and to interpret floor plan, section, and elevations. Using construction plans, students will identify problems or shortcomings related to the layout and installation of materials for the project.



Construction Tech III
Consists of two classes.
1) Structural Coverings & Finishes
One Period/One Credit Course
Offered to 10-12 Students
Prerequisite: Construction Tech I & II
This course will address applications of interior and exterior finish work. Students will identify material properties and select for appropriate application. Students will install thermal and moisture protection including roofing, siding, fascia and soffits, gutters, and louvers. Students will install drywall; trim-joinery and molding and apply wall, floor and ceiling coverings and finishes. Throughout the course, the safe handling of materials, personal safety, prevention of accidents and the mitigation of hazards are emphasized.

2) Structural Systems
One Period/One Credit Course
Offered to 10-12 Students
Prerequisite: Construction Tech I & II
Students will learn procedures and techniques required for layout and framing of walls and ceilings, including roughing-in door and window openings, constructing corners and partitions; bracing walls and ceilings; and applying sheathing. Students will learn methods of roof, cold formed steel, and wood stair framing. Students will learn site and personal safety, material properties, design procedures, and code requirements for structural systems.

Students completing the Construction Tech classes will be Industry Credentialed! 


TODD COGNION, Instructor
330 497 5620 ext 1067  |  EMAIL 
 
HOOVER HS CT STAFF
ROBERT WHITE
Associate Principal
330 497 5620 ext 1195
EMAIL 
 
GARY BODENSCHATZ
Career Tech Department Chair
330 497 5620 ext 1047 
 
TODD ALKIRE
330 497 5620 ext 1057 
 
SCOTT ARNOLD
330-497-5620 ext 1066 
 
TODD COGNION
330 497 5620 ext 1067
 
SCOTT COLLES
330 497 5620 ext 1093
 
ANGELA COMBS
330 497 5620 ext 1115
 
SARAH COVINGTON
330 497 5620 ext 1096
 
SHIRLEY DOBRY
330 497 5620 ext 1090
 
MIKE GRADY
330 497 5620 ext 1068
 
Nicole Snider
330 497 5620 ext 1086
 
BEN JANCHAR
330 497 5620 ext 1095
 
JENNIFER MANION
330 497 5620 ext 1061
 
LAUREN MAXWELL
330 497 5620 ext 1062
 
TIM McCARTY
330 497 5620 ext 1070
 
PHIL OGILVIE
330 497 5620 ext 1121
 
NICK PLAZAK
330 497 5620 ext 1091
 
TOM WILSON
330 497 5620 ext 1141
 
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