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This chart maps out all the courses in the discipline and shows the links between courses and the possible prerequisites for them. It does not attempt to depict all possible movements from course to course.


ConstructionTechnology


Options for Grades 9-12

The following courses may be offered in some schools. For course descriptions refer to the corresponding (by grade) TCJ and TWJ descriptions below.
 

Options:

TCS3C Construction Engineering Tech - Construction Mgmt and Science

TCY3C Construction Engineering Tech - Civil Engineering

TCC3E Construction Tech - Carpentry

TCE3E Construction Tech - Electrical/Network Cabling

TCH3E Construction Tech - Heating and Cooling

TCM3E Construction Tech - Masonry

TCP3E Construction Tech - Plumbing

TCS4C Construction Engineering Tech - Construction Mgmt and Science

TCY4C Construction Engineering Tech - Civil Engineering

TCC4E Construction Tech - Carpentry

TCE4E Construction Tech - Electrical/Network Cabling

TCH4E Construction Tech - Heating and Cooling

TCM4E Construction Tech - Masonry

TCP4E Construction Tech - Plumbing

  

Exploring Construction Technology TCJ1O
This exploratory course introduces students to concepts and skills in construction technology, which encompasses plumbing, electrical 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.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 9
Exploring Technologies TIJ1O
This course enables students to further explore and develop technological knowledge and skills introduced in the elementary science and technology program. Students will be given the opportunity to design and create products and/or provide services related to the various technological areas or industries, working with a variety of tools, equipment, and software commonly used in industry. Students will develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues, and will begin to explore secondary and postsecondary education and training pathways leading to careers in technology-related fields.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 9
Construction Technology TCJ2O
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.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: OpenGRADE: 10
Construction Engineering Technology TCJ3C
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 will explore career opportunities in the field.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: CollegeGRADE: 11
Construction Technology TCJ3E
This course enables students to develop technical knowledge and skills related to carpentry, masonry, electrical systems, heating and cooling, and plumbing for residential construction. Students will gain hands-on experience using a variety of materials, processes, tools, and equipment to design, lay out, and build projects. They will create and read technical drawings, learn construction terminology, interpret building codes and regulations, and apply mathematical skills as they develop construction projects. Students will also develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues related to construction technology, and will explore postsecondary and career opportunities in the field.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: WorkplaceGRADE: 11
Custom Woodworking TWJ3E
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 will explore apprenticeships, postsecondary training, and career opportunities in the field that may be pursued directly after graduation.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: WorkplaceGRADE: 11
Construction Engineering Technology TCJ4C
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 will explore career opportunities in the field.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: CollegeGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: TCJ3C - Construction Engineering Technology
Construction Technology TCJ4E
This course enables students to further develop technical knowledge and skills related to residential construction and to explore light commercial construction. Students will continue to gain hands-on experience using a variety of materials, processes, tools, and equipment; create and interpret construction drawings; and learn more about building design and project planning. They will expand their knowledge of terminology, codes and regulations, and health and safety standards related to residential and light commercial construction. Students will also expand their awareness of environmental and societal issues related to construction technology, and will explore entrepreneurship and career opportunities in the industry that may be pursued directly after graduation.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: WorkplaceGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: TCJ3E - Construction Technology
Custom Woodworking TWJ4E
This course enables students to further develop knowledge and skills related to the planning, design, and construction of residential and/or commercial cabinets and furniture. 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.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: WorkplaceGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: TWJ3E - Custom Woodworking