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1st Period 7:50 - 9:25  Masonry I

2nd Period 9:40 - 11:15 Planning

Lunch 11:15 - 11:50 

3rd Period 11:50 - 1:25 CORE

4th Period 1:30 - 3:05  Masonry II

 

 

Core and Sustainable Construction                                   F/S

Course Number:  IC002X0S

This course covers the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) Core certification modules required for all of the NCCER curriculum-area programs, and an additional Green module.  The course content includes: basic safety, introduction to construction math, introduction to hand tools, introduction to power tools, introduction to blueprints, material handling, basic communication skills, and basic employability skills, and “Your Role in the Green Environment”.  The additional Green module has been added to provide students with instruction in the green environment, green construction practices, and green building rating systems.  Also it will help students better understand their personal impacts on the environment and make them more aware of how to reduce their carbon footprint.  English Language Arts and Mathematics are reinforced. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course include apprenticeship, cooperative education, internship, and job shadowing.  This course helps prepare students for additional National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) Core certification.  SkillsUSA competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences. Geometry is recommended as preparation for this course.

Length of Course: 1 Unit   

Recommended for Grades: 9-10

 

Masonry I                                                                                  F

Course Number:  IC112X01

Prerequisite:        IC002X0S Core and Sustainable Construction

This course covers basic masonry terminology and develops technical aspects of masonry with emphasis on development of introductory skills. This course introduces the nature of masonry technology, materials and supplies, and employability skills. Topics include safety, layout, tools, leveling, plumbing, use of straight-edge, and jointing brick and block in wall construction. Mathematics and English language arts are reinforced. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course include cooperative education, internship, and job shadowing. This course helps prepare students for National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) certification.SkillsUSA competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences.

Length of Course: 1 Unit

Recommended for Grades: 9-12

   

Masonry II                                                                              F

Course Number:  IC122X02

Prerequisite:        IC112X01 Masonry I

This course builds on skills mastered in Masonry I and provides advanced masonry skills including measurements, drawing and specifications, mortar, masonry units, and installation techniques. English language arts and mathematics are reinforced. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course include cooperative education, internship, and job shadowing. Geometry is recommended as preparation for this course. This course helps prepare students for National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) certification.SkillsUSA competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences.     

Length of Course: 1 Unit   

Recommended for Grades: 10-12