Construction Management and Inspection
Newman Smith High School
Business & Industry Endorsement
This four year plan can be used as an example to help plan your high school career.
|subject||9th Grade||10th Grade||11th Grade||12th grade|
|Social Studies||Social Studies||Social Studies||Social Studies||Social Studies|
|CTE Courses||Principles of Construction
|Construction Management I
Construction Management II
|Practicum in Construction Management
Additional Graduation Requirements:
- Foreign Language (2 credits)
- Physical Education (1 credit)
- Fine Arts (1 credit)
- Health (1/2 credit)
Possible Industry Based Certifications:
- NCCER Construction Technology
NCCER Core Curriculum
OSHA 30 Hour Construction
NCCER Construction Site Safety Technician
|occupations||median wage||annual openings||% growth|
|Construction and Building Inspectors||$53,914||983||17%|
The Building Codes and Inspection program of study explores the occupations and educational opportunities associated with cost estimates for construction projects or services to aid management in bidding on or determining the price of products or services. This program of study may also include exploration into inspecting structures using engineering skills to determine structural soundness and compliance with specifications, building codes, and other regulations.
Recommended Course Sequence
Principles of Construction
This course is intended to provide an introduction and lay a solid foundation for those students entering the construction or craft skilled areas. The course provides a strong knowledge of construction safety, construction mathematics, and common hand and power tools. For safety and liability considerations, limiting course enrollment to 15 students is recommended. This course also provides communication and occupation skills to assist the student in obtaining and maintaining employment.
Construction Management I
In this course, students will gain knowledge and skills needed to enter the workforce as apprentice carpenters or building maintenance supervisors' assistants or to build a foundation toward a postsecondary degree in architecture, construction science, drafting, or engineering. Construction Management I include the knowledge of design techniques and tools related to the management of architectural and engineering projects.
Construction Management II
In this course, students will gain knowledge and skills needed to enter the workforce as apprentice carpenters or building maintenance supervisors' assistants or to build a foundation toward a postsecondary degree in architecture, construction science, drafting, or engineering. Construction Management II includes knowledge of the design, techniques, and tools related to the management of architectural and engineering projects.
Practicum in Construction Management
This course is an occupationally specific course designed to provide classroom technical instruction or on-the-job training experiences. Safety and career opportunities are included in addition to work ethics and job-related study in the classroom.