• Friday, December 23rd is a non-instructional day. The Eden Area ROP Center will be closed for Winter Break from Monday, December 26th - Friday, January 6th. 

     

  • Construction Technology

  • construction

    Outdoor class

    concrete

  •     Certifications available

    • Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

        Credits

    • Students receive a total of 30 elective credits
    • SLZUSD students may receive a Math Credit
      (Must speak with school counselor)     

        Other benefits

    • UC “g” Course Credit
    • Skills USA Competition

        Articulations/Dual Enrollment

    • College credit available through Diablo Valley College

     

     

     

     

  • FIRST YEAR STUDENTS:
    Construction Technology I P introduces students to residential and commercial construction.

    Students will learn basic construction skills through project work and applied mathematics. They will
    acquire these skills through real world problem solving, executing small to large construction projects. Soft skills development is integrated throughout the course and includes communication, work ethic, interpersonal and team skills, critical thinking and related employment skills.

    Selection of skills and knowledge learned throughout the course:

    • Construction related math and measurement
    • Developing scaled drawings
    • Framing, drilling, pouring concrete, trusses, roofing
    • Following technical specifications and blueprint reading
    • Building material choices, functions, and, uses
    • Safety and proper use power tools

    Students are prepared to move into careers building and remodeling homes, apartment buildings, industrial buildings, warehouses, office buildings, churches, schools, and parks and recreation fields, as well as working on large-scale projects including the development of highways, stadiums, streets, bridges, airports.

     

  • SECOND YEAR STUDENTS:
    Construction Technology II P expands students’ construction knowledge, experience, and workplace readiness by assuming the leadership roles of manager, instructor and mentor associated with the construction industry.

    Students will lead field operations and will be asked to “train” their crews with projects such as building a small home.

    Selection of skills and knowledge learned throughout the course:

    • Further development of student work ethic
    • Organizational & leadership skills
    • Cost estimating
    • Cutting, fastening, and fitting various materials
    • Hand and power tools
    • Following technical specifications and blueprint reading

    Students are prepared to move into careers building and remodeling homes, apartment buildings, industrial buildings, warehouses, office buildings, churches, schools, and parks and recreation fields, as well as working on large-scale projects including the development of highways, stadiums, streets, bridges, airports.