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Construction Technology

Construction Technology

  • Work in all aspects of construction including blueprint reading, framing and roofing
  • Work alongside a master craftsman in aspects of carpentry, plumbing, electricity, and masonry
  • Safely operate professional hand and power tools
 
CAREER FOCUS
Prepare for advanced certifications, immediate employment, and further education
Early Job Placement * College Credit * Certifications

  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration 10 Hour General Industry 

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Lakeland Community College

 ENGR 1000 Introduction to Engineering Technology – 2 Semester Hours

MECT 1150 Technical Communications - 3 Semester Hours

Junior Year Courses

Career Technical Program: 4 High School Credits
English: 1 High School Credit
Government: 1 High School Credit
Math: 1 High School Credit

Senior Year Courses

Career Technical Program: 4 High School Credits
English: 1 High School Credit
Math: 1 High School Credit
Science: 1 High School Credit


Drug Free Clubs of Ohio
Drug Free Clubs of Ohio is a voluntary club that students can choose to participate in which gives them an added reason to say “no” to drugs. By participating, students agree to random drug screens during the school year. A-Tech will also offer several perks to the students to encourage their participation. We will schedule the first drug test within the first two months of the school year. After the student takes the first drug test, they will receive a membership card from the Drug Free Club. During the rest of the school year, they may be randomly tested. To participate in the program students and their parents need to complete the membership application and turn it in to the Student Services Office. 

National Honor Society
The National  Honor Society is the nation’s premier organization established to recognize  outstanding high school students. More than just an honor roll, NHS serve to honor those students who have demonstrated excellence in the  areas of Scholarship, Leadership, Service, and Character. These  characteristics have been associated with membership in the  organization since their beginnings in 1921 and 1929.  Requirements for being inducted into the National Honor Society is  outlined in the Student Handbook. 

SkillsUSA
SkillsUSA is a national organization serving a quarter-million high school and college students and professional members who are enrolled in technical, skilled, and service occupations, including health occupations.
 
Student Ambassadors

Student Ambassadors are involved in tours, sophomore visits, and many other school activities on and off campus. Student Ambassadors work on an as-needed basis as various events are held throughout the year.

To be a good Student Ambassadors you must have:

  • Good grades and be on track for a Career-Technical Certificate
  • Outstanding Attendance
  • Signature of recommendation from Career-Technical Instructor
  • Signature of permission from parent or guardian
  • A friendly, outgoing attitude and be willing to participate in district events
Youth Philanthropy Board 
Youth Philanthropy Board is a select group of students who will have the opportunity to learn about community indicators. develop critical thinking & leadership skills. connect with community leaders. 
To be on the Youth Philanthropy Board a student must have a recommendation from an A-Tech instructor. Other areas that are considered when making the selections are a student's grades, discipline, and attendance.

Construction Laborers 

Ohio Annual Salary - $38,990 /year

Ohio Hourly Wage - $18.75 /hour

Education - No Formal Education Credential


Perform tasks involving physical labor at construction sites. May operate hand and power tools of all types air hammers, earth tampers, cement mixers, small mechanical hoists, surveying and measuring equipment, and a variety of other equipment and instruments. May clean and prepare sites, dig trenches, set braces to support the sides of excavations, erect scaffolding, and clean up rubble, debris and other waste materials. May assist other craft workers.


Brickmasons & Blockmasons 

Ohio Annual Salary - $52,340 /year

Ohio Hourly Wage - $25.64 /hour

Education - High School Diploma


Lay and bind building materials, such as brick, structural tile, concrete block, cinder block, glass block, and terra-cotta block, with mortar and other substances to construct or repair walls, partitions, arches, sewers, and other structures. 


Construction Managers

Ohio Annual Salary - $90,810 /year

Ohio Hourly Wage - $43.66 /hour

Education - Bachelor’s Degree


Plan, direct, or coordinate, usually through subordinate supervisory personnel, activities concerned with the construction and maintenance or structures, facilities, and systems. Participate in the conceptual development of a construction project and oversee its organization, scheduling, budgeting, and implementation.  Includes managers in specialized construction fields, such as carpentry or plumbing. 



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