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Construction Technology

Construction Technology & Custom Woodworking

Custom Woodworking

Check out the boat shelves Mrs. Bougie's woodworking class made!

Construction Technology

There may be a small fee charged for certain courses delivered in this subject area. Course fees off set the costs of consumable course materials not covered by the Ministry of Education. Students will participate in regular classroom activities and demonstrate their understanding of course expectations regardless of the status of the fee payment.

TCJ1OO Grade 9, Exploring Construction Technology, Open

This exploratory course introduces students to concepts and skills in construction technology, which encompasses plumbing, electrical and network wiring, masonry, heating/cooling, carpentry, and woodworking. Students will develop an awareness of related environmental and societal issues, and will begin to explore secondary and postsecondary pathways leading to careers in the field.
Prerequisite: None

TCJ2OO Grade 10, Construction Technology, Open

This course introduces students to building materials and processes through opportunities to design and build various construction projects. Students will learn to create and read working drawings; become familiar with common construction materials, components, and processes; and perform a variety of fabrication, assembly, and finishing operations. They will use a variety of hand and power tools and apply knowledge of imperial and metric systems of measurement, as appropriate. Students will develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues related to construction technology, and will explore secondary and postsecondary pathways leading to careers in the industry.
Prerequisite: None

TCJ3CO Grade 11, Construction Engineering Technology, College Preparation

This course focuses on the development of knowledge and skills related to residential construction. Students will gain hands on experience using a variety of construction materials, processes, tools, and equipment; learn about building design and planning construction projects; create and interpret working drawings and sections; and learn how the Ontario Building Code and other regulations and standards apply to construction projects. Students will also develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues related to construction technology, and explore career opportunities in the field.
Prerequisite: None

TWJ3EO Grade 11, Custom Woodworking, Workplace Preparation

This course enables students to develop knowledge and skills related to cabinet making and furniture making. Students will gain practical experience using a variety of the materials, tools, equipment, and joinery techniques associated with custom woodworking. Students will learn to create and interpret technical drawings and will plan, design, and fabricate projects. They will also develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues related to the woodworking industry, and explore apprenticeships, postsecondary training, and career opportunities in the field that may be pursued directly after graduation.
Prerequisite: None

TCJ4CO Grade 12, Construction Engineering Technology, College Preparation

This course enables students to further develop knowledge and skills related to residential construction and to explore light commercial construction. Students will gain hands on experience using a variety of materials, processes, tools, and equipment and will learn more about building design and project planning. They will continue to create and interpret construction drawings and will extend their knowledge of construction terminology and of relevant building codes and regulations, as well as health and safety standards and practices. Students will also focus on environmental and societal issues related to construction engineering technology, and explore career opportunities in the field.
Prerequisite: Construction Engineering Technology, Grade 11, College Preparation

TWJ4EO Grade 12, Custom Woodworking, Workplace Preparation

This course enables students to further develop knowledge and skills related to the planning, design, and construction of cabinets and furniture for residential and/or commercial projects. Students will gain further experience in the safe use of common woodworking materials, tools, equipment, finishes, and hardware, and will learn about the entrepreneurial skills needed to establish and operate a custom woodworking business. Students will also expand their awareness of health and safety issues and environmental and societal issues related to woodworking, and will explore career opportunities that may be pursued directly after graduation.
Prerequisite: None

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