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Course Pathways Chart

Construction/Auto Combo (Females Only) TCJ2OF

This is a practical hands-on course designed exclusively for females. Using project-based activities students are introduced to a variety of specific skills related to residential construction trades such as electrical, plumbing, drywall, framing, trim, etc. and associated career paths. In addition to the aforementioned skills there will be a primary focus on renovation practices and handyman skills.
This general interest course will also enable students to become familiar with the options and features of various vehicles, issues of registration, and the legal requirements affecting vehicle owners. Students will also learn about vehicle financing and insurance, vehicle maintenance, emergency procedures, and the responsibilities of being a vehicle owner.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Open
GRADE: 10

Construction / Auto Combo (Males) TCJ2OM

This is a practical hands-on course designed using project-based activities; students are introduced to a variety of specific skills related to residential construction trades such as electrical, plumbing, drywall, framing, trim, etc. and associated career paths. In addition to the aforementioned skills, there will be a primary focus on renovation practices and handyman skills.
This general interest course will also enable students to become familiar with the options and features of various vehicles, issues of registration, and the legal requirements affecting vehicle owners. Students will also learn about vehicle financing and insurance, vehicle maintenance, emergency procedures, and the responsibilities of being a vehicle owner.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Open
GRADE: 10

Construction / Auto Combo (Females Only) TCJ3EF

This is a practical hands-on course designed exclusively for females. Using project-based activities students are introduced to a variety of specific skills related to residential construction trades such as electrical, plumbing, drywall, framing, trim, etc. and associated career paths. In addition to the aforementioned skills there will be a primary focus on renovation practices and handyman skills.
This general interest course will also enable students to become familiar with the options and features of various vehicles, issues of registration, and the legal requirements affecting vehicle owners. Students will also learn about vehicle financing and insurance, vehicle maintenance, emergency procedures, and the responsibilities of being a vehicle owner.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Workplace
GRADE: 11

Construction / Auto Combo (Males) TCJ3EM

This is a practical hands-on course designed exclusively for using project-based activities; students are introduced to a variety of specific skills related to residential construction trades such as electrical, plumbing, drywall, framing, trim, etc. and associated career paths. In addition to the aforementioned skills, there will be a primary focus on renovation practices and handyman skills.
This general interest course will also enable students to become familiar with the options and features of various vehicles, issues of registration, and the legal requirements affecting vehicle owners. Students will also learn about vehicle financing and insurance, vehicle maintenance, emergency procedures, and the responsibilities of being a vehicle owner.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Workplace
GRADE: 11

W – Custom Woodworking, Workplace TWJ3E1

This course enables students to develop knowledge and skills related to cabinet making and furniture making. Students will gain practical experience using a variety of materials, tools, equipment and joinery techniques associated with custom woodworking. Students will learn to create and interpret technical drawings and will plan, design and fabricate projects. They will also develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues related to the woodworking industry. They will explore apprenticeships, postsecondary training and career opportunities in the field. Students will also learn the need create and maintain a safe professional environment while performing the tasks inherent to the program.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Workplace
GRADE: 11

C – Construction Technology, College TCJ3C1

This course focuses on the development of knowledge and skills related to residential construction. Students will gain hands-on experience using a variety of construction materials, processes, tools, and equipment; learn about building design and planning construction projects; create and interpret working drawings and sections; and learn how the Ontario Building Code and other regulations and standards apply to construction projects. Students will also develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues related to construction technology, and will explore career opportunities in the field. Using project based activities students are introduced to a variety of specific skills related to residential construction trades such as electrical, plumbing, drywall, framing, trim, etc. and associated career paths
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: College
GRADE: 11

W – Custom Woodworking, Workplace TWJ4E1

This course enables students to further develop knowledge and skills related to the planning, design, and construction of residential and/or commercial cabinets and furniture. Students will gain further experience in the safe use of common woodworking materials, tools, equipment, finishes, and hardware, and will learn about the entrepreneurial skills needed to establish and operate a custom woodworking business. Students will also expand their awareness of health and safety issues and environmental and societal issues related to woodworking, and will explore career opportunities that may be pursued directly after graduation.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Workplace
GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: TWJ3E1 – W – Custom Woodworking, Workplace

C – Construction Technology, College TCJ4C1

This course enables students to further develop knowledge and skills related to residential construction and to explore light commercial construction. Their skills are enhanced by more challenging projects while continuing to explore more in depth the possible trade’s related careers such as electrical, plumbing, HVAC, drywall, framing, trim etc. Students will gain hands on experience using a variety of materials, processes, tools and equipment and will learn more about building design and project planning. They will continue and create and interpret construction drawings and will extend their knowledge of construction terminology and of relevant building codes and regulations, as well as health and safety standards and practices. Students will augment their knowledge of environmental and societal issues related to construction.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: College
GRADE: 12
PREREQUISITE: TCJ3C1 – C – Construction Technology, College

Conestoga Dual Credit: Exploring Construction Trades TCT4C3

Explore Construction Careers; trade areas may include
• Plumbing
• Electrical
• Heating, Refrigeration & Air Conditioning
• Carpentry
• Brick & Stone Masonry
This three credit program provides students from all 5 high schools with an opportunity to explore Construction careers, while gaining safety training and basic skill development in specific skilled trades. Classes will be held at the Waterloo Campus of Conestoga College for 3 hours in the morning during first semester. A Conestoga College teacher will deliver the instruction in each area and a secondary school teacher will be assigned to support the students and the delivery of the program. Transportation to the college will be arranged through the School/College/Work Initiative. The cost of safety boots and safety glasses will be covered up to a maximum of $100 per student. Priority will be given to students interested in a college pathway and needing credits to graduate.
COURSE NOTE: Co-op is recommended for the following semester. Priority will be given to students interested in a college or apprenticeship pathway, and needing credits to graduate.
CREDIT: 3
TYPE: College
GRADE: 12

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