Construction Trades

Construction Trades

Course Instructors: Jason Burke
Bill O’Neal
Number of Credits: 3 per semester
Semesters Offered: 4 semesters
Prerequisite: Algebra 1 and English 10
Eligible Grade Levels: 11th & 12th
Dual Credit: Ivy Tech (Noblesville) – 15 Credits
  • Learn construction techniques, tools, and processes from the foundation up
  • For those students interested in a career in the construction industry: carpentry, masonry, electrical, plumbing, concrete, painting, roofing, and drywall
  • Emphasis is placed on instruction and practice
  • Build a new home or renovate an existing building
  • Work in the heat and cold and everything in between; will need coveralls and winter clothing
  • Works boots and hand tools will be provided by the student. Boots are an OSHA requirement

Dual Credit Information for 2022-23

Dual credit offerings are subject to change at the discretion of postsecondary partners, the Indiana Commission for Higher Education, The Indiana Department of Education, or the Indiana Office of Career and Technical Education.

Course Number Course Name Credit Amount College
BCTI 100 Intro to Construction 3 Credits Ivy Tech (Noblesville)
BCTI 101 Intro to Carpentry 1 3 Credits Ivy Tech (Noblesville)
BCTI 102 Intro to Carpentry 2 3 Credits Ivy Tech (Noblesville)
BCTI 103 Carpentry Framing and Finish 1 3 Credits Ivy Tech (Noblesville)
BCTI 104 Carpentry Framing and Finish 2 3 Credits Ivy Tech (Noblesville)

Academic Standards for Success

  • Read and comprehend science and technical texts within a range of complexity appropriate for grades 11-CCR independently and proficiently.
  • Solve problems based on understanding the properties of shapes, such as triangles and circles, and the spatial relationships between angles and lines.
  • Solve abstract and practical problems by applying and adapting a variety of strategies. Monitor progress and evaluate answers in terms of questions asked.
  • Connect ideas from different areas of mathematics (particularly geometry and algebra) to state or solve abstract or applied problems.

Area 31 Eligibility Statement

Read the Eligibility statement here.

NOTE: Required prerequisites include the successful completion of Algebra I and English 10 for academic credit.