Mr. Joe Jackson has been the Building Trades instructor for the past 2 years. He is stationed in Room #41 of the Indianola Career and Technical Center. His preparation period is 7th which starts at 2:40 and ends at 3:30.
Motto: If you do not stand for something you will fall for anything.
Building Trades is an instructional program that prepares an individual for employment or continued education in the occupations of Carpentry, Electrical Wiring, Masonry, or Plumbing. Building Trades I is a basic course teaching fundamentals of safety, tools, math, and basic carpentry, electrical masonry, and plumbing skills. Building Trades II is a continuation of Building Trades I and provides advanced instruction and practical applications in each area.
This curriculum has been certified to modules in the Contren Learning Series as endorsed by the National Center for construction Education and Research (NCCER). Students who study this curriculum using the Contren Learning Series materials under the supervision of an instructor who has been certified by the NCCER are eligible to be tested on each module. Students who successfully pass these tests may be certified to the NCCER by the instructor and will receive documentation from NCCER.
This course is designed so the student will be introduced to different but related skills which include carpentry and masonry. The first year includes the basics of carpentry, masonry, and the use of hand and power tools. The second year includes advanced cabinet work, house estimating, and house and building construction as well as advanced masonry training. There is also a basic unit in cabinet making, plumbing, and residential electricity.