Construction 1

  • Prerequisite Course(s): NOne
  • High School Credit = 1/2 credit per semester (Postsecondary credit = 0)
  • This course will be offered: every year
  • Pathway (Optional): Construction
  • Career Cluster Area: Architecture and Construction
  • Source of Occupational Skills Standards: Unified Builders Code (UBC), Hazardous Material Management Technology (HMT)
  • Eligibility for Nationally Recognized Skill Certificate(s)/State License? No
  • Tech Prep: No
  • Is this course brokered through another institution or agency? No
  • Course Description: This course is a beginning level construction class designed to teach students the basic information and techniques that apply to the building trades industry. Safe equipment use and processes will be covered.
  • Content Headings/Topics
    1. Construction materials
    2. Construction safety
    3. Tools and machines
    4. Framing, floors, walls and roofs
    5. Exterior
    6. Windows and doors
    7. Weather proofing
Performance Standards (Learner Outcomes)Specific Occupational Skills StandardsAlaska Reading, Writing, Math, Science Performance StandardsAlaska Content StandardsAlaska Employability StandardsAlaska Cultural StandardsAll Aspects of IndustryAssessments
1. Demonstrate safe shop and on site practices for self and others.HMT 20.17R4.6, R4.9, SB.6HL AA6C3Health / Safety Work HabitsLab Assignment
2. Demonstrate proper selection of appropriate construction materials.UBC 97MA1.4.1 – MA1.4.7
MA2.4.1 – MA2.4.4
MA3.4.1, MA4.4.2
R4.4, R4.5, R4.11
SA.2, S A.4, SC.6, S.A.1, 2
Technical Skills Health / SafetyLab Assignment
3. Demonstrate proper use and care of hand and power tools.AAAS-294.12C.4MA2.4.1 – MA2.4.4
R.4.4, R4.6
SB.2, 6
A6Technical Skills Health / Safety Labor TechnologyLab Assignment
4. Demonstrate various layout and framing techniques.UBC 97MA1.4.1 – MA1.4.7
MA2.4.1 – MA2.4.4
MA3.4.1, MA4.4.2
MA5.4.6, MA5.4.7
R4.4, R4.5 a, R4.5 b
R4.6, R4.9, R4.11
SA.4 SB.2, 3, SC.6
Math ETechnical Skills Health / SafetyLab Assignment
5. Demonstrate correct manner of closing in exterior walls.UBC 97C3Technical Skills Health / SafetyLab Assignment
6. Demonstrate proper selection and installation of doors and windows.UBC 97Math ETechnical Skills Health / SafetyLab Assignment
7. Demonstrate correct selection and applications of weather proofing materials.UBC 97Technical Skills Health / SafetyLab Assignment

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