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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 TCJ3EA
This program is a two-credit package (220 hrs.) available at the Grade 11 and 12 levels. Students will fulfill all the Ministry of Education requirements of a single credit (110 hrs.) TCJ3E program. The additional instructional time will allow students to focus on specific areas of studies such as blueprint reading, site plans, excavation, footings and foundations, framing, masonry, plumbing and electrical as well as interior finishes such as drywall, painting, kitchen cupboards and washroom fixtures.
CREDIT: 2TYPE: 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 or TCJ3EA - Construction Technology
Construction Technology TCJ4EA
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 explore entrepreneurship and career opportunities in the industry that may be pursued directly after graduation. This course makes up two of the major credits for the Specialist High Skills Major in Construction Technology. **Pending Ministry of Education Approval.
CREDIT: 2TYPE: WorkplaceGRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: TCJ3EA - Construction Technology or TCJ3C - Construction Engineering Technology