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Construction Technology

Do you enjoy working with your hands, creating something that will stand the test of time? Do you get satisfaction out of helping your community and leaving a legacy? There’s a certain sense of pride that all construction workers get after their work is done. Once a structure is built, whether it be a building, a house, a bridge or a dam, there’s always that great sense of accomplishment construction workers get that can rarely be felt in any other profession. The beauty of a career in construction is that your career aspirations can be sky high, the only limit to what you are able to achieve falls upon you! Whether you want to be in a managerial role or run your own company eventually, the opportunities are there within your reach if you are willing to work hard to get there! Some of the highest earning professionals in the big construction companies started from the bottom and with sheer hard work have progressed to the top of the career ladder!


7th Grade - Design & Modeling
9th Grade - Intro to STEM Careers & Technologies
10th Grade -  Intro to Engineering, Architecture & Design, Intro to Manufacturing & Construction Technology
11th Grade - Construction Technologies
12th Grade - Advanced Construction Technologies

Program Highlights

• Students learn proper use of hand tools and power tools, engage in blueprint reading, and construct floor systems

• Students perform wall and ceiling framing, windows, and exterior doors

• Students take the skills learned in the classroom to perform hands-on customer service project’s in the community and see their creations come to life

• Students enter state and regional competitions

• Students are members of SkillsUSA, a national student youth group/organization

• Students have the opportunity to intern during their senior year (potentially, a paid internship) in a construction-related profession by participating in the Global Internship Experience.

Industry Recognized Credentials

• Career Connections Level 1 (4 points)
• Career Connections Level 2 (4 points)
• Career Connections Level 3 (4 points)
• OSHA 10 Hour (1 point)
• CPR First Aid (1 point)

State Approved Courses

• Construction Technology Core & Sustainable Construction
• Mechanical, Electrical, & Plumbing Systems
• Carpentry & Masonry Technical Skills
• Structural Systems

Cost Free College Credit Opportunities

Career Technical Assurance Guides (CTAGS) allow students, who demonstrate proficiency in career tech courses in approved secondary programs, to receive college credit at any Ohio public university

• CTCON003-Carpentry and Masonry Technical Skills Articulation Agreements
• Pre-Apprenticeship Program with Toledo Electrical Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee beginning senior year (students are granted advanced standing into the apprenticeship)
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