Architecture and Construction

  •  CNC Machine The Architecture and Construction cluster provides students with basic knowledge and skills within a safe and appropriate setting for student exploration and achievement. The active, structured, and stimulation environment simulates the workplace setting and enhances student ability to adapt to an ever-changing job market.

    Course content includes significant technical depth and incorporates engineering concepts and terminology.  Students in Grades 9-12 are required to take a foundation course before entering a pathway in this cluster.

    The Career Tech Student Organization for this cluster is SkillsUSA whose activities help students develop their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success.

    Students in architecture and Construction learn and practice skills that prepare them for diverse post-high school education and training opportunities, from apprenticeships and two-year college programs to four-year college and graduate programs.

    Students particiating in this program area have an opportunity to earn a certification in (NCCER) National Center for Construction Education & Research Core and Level 1 (Carpentry, HVACR, or Welding), AWS Certification, or an EPA Card.

    This cluster is offered at the following schools:

    Careers in this cluster include:

    • Welder
    • Electrical Technology Engineer
    • Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning, and Refrigeration (HVACR) Technician
    • Carpenter (Any related occupations in this area)
    • Cabinetmaker
    • Pipefitter

    Click here for information on career options in this Career Cluster.