Construction Trades I

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Students in Construction Trades I will receive safety instruction on the use of hand and power tools, followed by instruction on floor, wall and roof framing.  Different sidings and types of roofing will be introduced, along with a review of the various types of adhesives and fasteners available on the market.  Students will learn how to use a variety of hand and power tools, how to complete a site layout with transits and other surveying instruments, and how to design buildings and structures on the computer.  Students will learn about the structural components of a home, including design and strength, and will build complete scale frameworks of model homes.