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Foundations of Building & Construction

Course Number: 80840
Subject: Construction & Development
Major/Program of Study: Computer Aided Drafting & Design Construction Technology Elective
Course Length: 5 periods/week/semester
Credit: 1 credit (CTE credit)
Dual Enrollment: No
AP Designation: No

The Foundations of Building and Construction course is the Core Curriculum of the Construction and Development Cluster. The NCCER Core Curriculum is taught within this course and is the basis for all construction skills. NCCER requires that all trainees successfully complete the Core Curriculum before advancing to Level One of their chosen field. The course of study descriptions correlates to the modules of the NCCER national standards and related work-based learning opportunities. The following modules are designed to be completed in approximately 72.5 hours of instruction and allows for an estimated 27.5 hours of related “hands-on” applications/work-based learning opportunities to reinforce and extend the learning.
Prerequisites and other notes: Recommended for grades 10-11.