Building Maintenance Careers & Technology

A 21st-Century Education Course

$349.00 for 1 year

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Building Maintenance Careers & Technology

The Building Maintenance Technology course will focus on all aspects of the construction industry from health and safety to the tools that every construction professional needs in their collection. Students will learn about the various roles in the industry as well as job outlooks, educational and experiential requirements, and salary information. Some activities will focus on career exploration to discover career options that best align with interests and talents. Students will learn basic construction math and how it is applied during the design and building phases of projects. They will learn specifics about carpentry, construction drawings, framing floor systems, framing walls, and framing roofs. Throughout, they will establish a foundation for what opportunities exist for them in the industry.

What You’ll Learn

Associated Careers

  • The various roles in the industry as well as job outlooks, educational and experiential requirements, and salary information
  • About construction technology, its impact on the built environment, and the impact of growth on the construction industry.
  • Health, safety, and environmental management of the building maintenance industry
  • How to identify and describe uses of basic hand and power tools
  • And more…
  • Facilities Management
  • Building Maintenance
  • Service Technician
  • Electrician
  • Building Superintendent
  • And many more…

What You’ll Create

Associated 21st-Century Skills

  • A presentation or infographic on LEED Certified Buildings.
  • An infographic illustrating the steps necessary to level and brace exterior walls
  • A presentation teaching the concepts of basic arithmetic operations
  • A scaled elevation drawing of a portion of your house
  • Creativity
  • Project-based learning
  • Compassion
  • Flexibility
  • Leadership
  • And more…

 

System/Equipment Requirements

  • A general word processing program (Word, Google Doc, etc.)