Homebuilding Granite Technical Institute

The reason I got into this program is that I've always liked working with my hands and building stuff. I wanted to get the whole picture of construction projects by building something from the ground up. - GTI Student

You will Learn:

• How to design

• Steps to obtaining building permits

• Steps to developing a site

• Subcontracting

• How to read blueprints

• Basic construction safety

Hands-on construction of a house which involves:

• Footings

• Framing

• Roofing

• Sheetrocking

• Finish carpentry

• Painting

• Concrete finishing

• Tile work

• Interior hardware

• Soffit and fascia

Construction Trades

This is a comprehensive construction experience where students, under the supervision of experienced, licensed contractors, help construct an entire house while participating in all phases of home construction or participate in a variety of commercial construction projects. Students may specialize in residential carpentry, commercial carpentry, electrical, or plumbing, with the ability to participate in all of these trades. This is an excellent experience for those interested in construction related careers, including construction management, or for those who want building and remodeling experience. Apprenticeship programs are available. Transportation is provided to the construction site.

Classes Offered:

ELECTRICAL TRADES CE ** Concurrent Enrollment College Course Year (2 period block) 10–12 grades

HOME BUILDING (RESIDENTIAL CARPENTRY) CE ** Concurrent Enrollment College Course Year (2 period block) 11–12 grades

PLUMBING CE ** Concurrent Enrollment College Course Year (2 period block) 10–12 grades

CONSTRUCTION TRADES FOUNDATION Semester (2 period block) 9-12 grades

CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY Semester (2 period block) 9-12 grades

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