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CVTC and local high schools have partnered to offer incoming high school juniors and seniors who are interested in pursuing a career in construction an opportunity to earn college credit. Dual credit academies give high school students a chance to navigate their interests and career options to develop the most successful individualized career path. Credits earned through this academy may be applied to CVTC programs. We are offering two sections to accommodate summer schedules.
Any student that completes both the Construction Safety course and Youth Apprenticeship is eligible for CTE Technical Incentive Grant funds.
Construction SafetyIncluding OSHA 10 Hour Certification & First Aid/CPR Training, 2 credits
August 12-16, 19 & 208:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Residential ConstructionState-Certified DWD Youth Apprenticeship
Fall and/or Spring Semester
475-103 Construction Safety (2 Credits)The major emphasis of this course will be on machine, power, and hand tool safety. Job site safety, ladders, scaffolding, and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards will also be covered. In addition, this course introduces the student to the basic methods of floor, wall, and basic roof framing. Students will also complete an OSHA 10-hour general construction training course. Certificate awarded on completion of training. Embedded construction math is also a key section of this course.
2 Credit High School Academy
Registration Status //Open
Academy Dates //August 12 - 20, 2019
Days of Week //Mon - Fri
Times //8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Classroom Location //River Falls High School
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