Residential Construction and Woodworking- TCJ 2OI / 2OB
This is a project-based course in which students will be introduced to building materials and processes as they build various woodworking and construction projects. This course focuses on developing the basic fundamental concepts of construction and woodworking such as safety, using the imperial measurement system, reading and interpreting blueprints, identifying building materials and fasteners, and using machines and portable power tools used in industry.
Residential Construction- TCJ 3CI / 3EB
This course focuses on the development of knowledge and skills related to residential construction through hands-on projects tied to various stages of the construction process. Students will gain a basic understanding of concepts in the field of construction such as construction site and shop safety, residential framing, concrete forming, plumbing, and electrical systems, and carpentry. This course also promotes further proficiency using imperial measurement as well as, interpreting and creating technical drawings, the use of hand tools, portable power tools, building materials, and fasteners. Students will learn how the Ontario Building Code and other regulations apply to construction projects and explore career opportunities in the field of construction.
Electrical Residential Wiring / Commercial – Workplace (TCE3EX)
Residential Construction- TCJ 4CI / 4EB
This course enables students to further develop knowledge and skills related to residential construction. Through hands-on activities, students will continue to develop their knowledge of safety in the construction industry and skills relating to various construction processes such as tile installations, flooring, trim, framing, and interior finishing. Students will also learn about the materials used in residential construction and explore ways residential construction is moving towards environmentally friendly building practices and materials. Students will have opportunities to further deepen their understanding of creating and interpreting technical drawings as well as, learn to prepare estimates for various construction services. In this course, students often get the opportunity to design and build community-based projects including sheds, picnic tables, garden planters, mud kitchens, sets for school plays, and various other projects that help to support our school and community.
Electrical Residential Wiring / Commercial – Workplace (TCE4EX)
This course builds on skills gained in the prerequisite TCE3EX and focuses further on building hands-on skills in Residential Electrical installations. Students will use a variety of tools to further develop safe wiring practices, making proper connections, wiring types, and different voltage systems through independent electrical projects. Knowledge of electrical code rules and requirements, as well as reading, interpreting, and creating electrical schematics and diagrams, are further developed. Electrical power transmission, power generation, and renewable energy as well as career pathways in the electrical industry will also be explored in further detail. A great course for students considering a career in electrical-based construction trades.