Through the collaboration of two highly qualified instructors, Mr. Pittsenbarger and Mr. Wightman, Galena City Schools is able to offer multiple classes which prepare students for transition into post-secondary training or entry level positions in the construction industry. Students enrolled in Construction Technology courses are held to high standards and are expected to exhibit the professionalism and ethics necessary to succeed in any career. Safety is considered a top priority.
Students enrolled in Construction Technology courses are held to high standards and are expected to exhibit the professionalism and ethics necessary to succeed in any career.
Safety is top priority and classroom etiquette is imperative. Students can earn a certificate from the National Center for Construction Education and Research in their construction technology classes.
Students are offered classes in carpentry, woodworking, electronics and Auto CAD (computer-aided design software used for drafting, modeling, and architectural drawing) and Welding.
Students enrolled in electrical classes will learn everything from wiring a lamp to advanced residential techniques. They will explore various aspects of the electronics / electrical industries. Units will include electrical safety, circuits, electrical theory, current, voltage, resistance, power, DC electricity, AC electricity, and house wiring. College credit is available for some courses.