Building Construction

Two-year program

The Building Construction Custer program is designed to prepare students to perform entry level building construction tasks under the supervision of a supervisor or an experienced craftsperson. Included in the course of study are instructions related to carpentry, masonry, plumbing, residential electricity, and safety practices. This program of study is designed to prepare students for a wide variety of occupational opportunities. This course is offered only at a GCS career center. Student must apply through admission process.

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    Building Construction Year 1      Building Construction Year 2
    Full year: 4 high school credits     Full year: 4 high school credits
    Morning Session: 9:00 AM - 11:40 AM     Afternoon Session : 12:45 PM - 3:25 PM
    Grades: 10th or 11th     Grades: 11th or 12th


NOTE:  Credits earned will count as electives needed for the SC high school graduation requirements.  One of the six credits earned may fulfill the CATE/Foreign Language requirement for SC high school graduation. Most 4-year colleges will NOT accept career center courses as a substitute for the foreign language college admissions requirement.