Grade 10 Construction
Students gain practical experience while learning about the dangers and hazards within a workshop. Students focus on the fundamentals of Design, Layout, and Planning skills; Fabrication, Assembly, and Finishing Skills; Technology, the Environment, and Society; Professional Practice and Career Opportunities.
Students are introduced to various hand and power tools, hardwoods, softwoods and manufactured materials (MDF and Plywood), and various joinery techniques through project-based, experiential learning.
Grade 11 Subtrades TCJ3E
Grade 11 TCJ3E Is a course that focuses on residential sub trades. In this course students will enjoy hands-on learning in residential framing, roofing electrical, and plumbing. Students will learn the basics of how a house is put together. They will understand how to layout and frame walls, how to layout, cut and install common rafters, and install both three tab asphalt and architectural shingles. During the residential electrical unit students will develop an understanding of wire diagrams and will experience the installation of boxes and wiring of receptacles, single pole switches, three-way switches, and lights. The final unit of the course is an introduction to plumbing and pipe fitting. During this unit students will learn how to cut and solder copper pipe and cut and crimp PEX.
Grade 11 Construction: TCJ3C
Grade 11 Construction TCJ3C Is a course that focuses on woodworking. A major focus of this course is the introduction to numerous stationary and portable power tools within our wood shop. Students learn the safety and proper operation of this equipment. The two major projects in this course are an end grain cutting board and a segmented bowl. Students learn and follow the design process prior to the construction of these projects. They often use our new laser to professionally personalize their works of art. Students take great pride in the completion of these projects which promise to be with them for many many decades to come.