Construction

Architecture, Construction, and Cabinetry – Residential & Commercial Construction

This career cluster prepares learners for careers in designing, planning, managing, building, and maintaining the building environment. People employed in this cluster work on new structures, restorations, additions, alterations, and repairs.  TN CTE Website

PATHWAY CONCENTRATION COURSES & ELECTIVES

  • Computer Applications
  • Fundamentals of Construction
  • Residential & Commercial Construction I
  • Residential & Commercial Construction II
  • Construction Practicum
  • Dual Enrollment Residential & Commercial Construction
  • Work-Based Learning Practicum

ASSOCIATED SKILLS

Successful Construction students:

  • apply mathematical and geometrical skills.
  • demonstrate superior hand-eye coordination.
  • are self-motivated and creative.
  • develop leadership skills.
  • become proficient in design/drawing reading and development.

POST-SECONDARY

DEGREES, DIPLOMAS, AND CERTIFICATES

Associate’s Degree

Colleges

  • Coosa Valley Technical College

Bachelor’s Degree

Colleges and Universities

  • Penn Foster

INDUSTRIAL CERTIFICATIONS

NCCER:

What is NCCER?

The Standard for Developing Craft Professionals.

NCCER is a not-for-profit education foundation created to develop standardized construction and maintenance curricula and assessments with portable, nationally-recognized credentials. These credentials include transcripts, certificates, and wallet cards that are tracked through NCCER’s National Registry. NCCER develops training in over 60 craft areas, offers over 70 assessment exams, and has over 4,000 training locations in the U.S.

CLUBS AND ORGANIZATIONS

Skills USA: SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers, and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. SkillsUSA helps each student excel.

CAREERS

  • Cabinetmaker
  • Millsman
  • Stair Builder
  • Furniture Builder
  • Finish Trim Carpenter
  • Saw Mill
  • CNC Machinist
  • Laminate Worker
  • Furniture Finisher

WHERE IS IT OFFERED?

Bradley Central High School

Walker Valley High School (DE NCCER Class)

 

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