Principles of Construction, Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing 1 & 2
Pathway: Architecture & Construction
Grades: 10, 11, 12
Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing Systems prepares students for electrical, plumbing, and HVAC careers by introducing students to the physical principles of these systems and the fundamental skills needed to work with them. Upon completion of this course, proficient students will be able to follow safety procedures and use tools to perform basic operations with electrical circuits, as well as demonstrate understanding in fundamental concepts of electricity theory (i.e. Ohm’s Law). Students will be able to apply proper tools and procedures to perform basic operations with plastic piping, including measuring, cutting, and joining pipe. Furthermore, students will be able to apply mathematical concepts to solve HVAC, electrical, and plumbing problems. Students will earn the PACT HBI core certificate.
Students that complete this course are eligible to test for OSHA 10 and HBA certification. This certification may be used to demonstrate competency for new graduation guidelines for the class of 2021 and beyond.
Course fee: $20.00.
POSSIBLE CAREER OPPORTUNITIES FOR STUDENTS ENROLLED IN THE CARPENTRY PROGRAM:
- Construction Management
- Home Maintenance and Repair
- Interior Designer
- Building Inspector
Required supplies for construction.
- Safety Toed boots/shoes
- tee-shirt-long shirt
- Gloves are recommended not required
- Hearing protection recommended not required
- Safety glasses.
- Basic hard hat for field trip and on the job exercises.
Instructor: Aaron Cooper