Building Construction – PM

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Building Construction The purpose of this course is to provide a structure for student success in understanding of the concept and construction of basic wood frame structures. Moreover,students are encouraged to use that success to spark a desire to continue in the trade through further education, apprenticeship, or entry-level construction employment.

Students in this course will demonstrate the ability to:

. Perform and apply safety standards relating to building construction.

. Read and follow instructions and text.

. Use construction related math.

. Identify and correctly label building material and select appropriate usage.

. Apply safe and effective construction techniques with hand and power tools.

. Demonstrate proper rough framing techniques.

. Install exterior finishes.

. Install roof components properly.

. Understand the procedure of reading plans.

. Apply communication skills.

. Exhibit professional attributes.

PM students have the opportunity to attain the 10 hour OSHA safety certificate.


Realistic work experience will be provided for students.
The second yearprovides is a more advanced program that is available to those who qualify.


There are no prerequisites for this course. A willingness to learn would be very helpful.



Drew Fales

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This course meets Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, and Fri from 11:30 am to 1:45 pm for 36 weeks.


This course is held at WCTC in room Building Construction.

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Course ID: BC-PM