Construction (Building) 10

Construction Building 10-4 will give students a strong foundation in the woodworking and construction systems trades for future opportunities in this sector.  Specific emphasis is placed upon shop safety and learning the tools, machines and techniques of the woodworking and constructions systems trades.

Examples of Pathways: Home Renovation, House Design and Construction, Cabinetmaking, Woodworking, Electrical, Plumbing

Wood Frame Construction 20 and 30

Pre-requisite: Construction 10

Wood Frame Construction provides students with a ‘real-world’ experience in manufacturing homes/structures for residential use.  Students in the intermediate (20-4), advanced (30-4) and CTS building (20/30) will construct a residential home for Homes-By-Avi that will be sold in the commercial market. This innovative and award-winning partnership provides students with the opportunity to gain valuable experience in this high demand sector.

Examples of Pathways: Carpentry, Home Renovations, House Design and Construction

Electrical and Plumbing (Construction Systems) 20-4 and 30-4

Pre-requisites: Construction 10 or by consultation with Jack James Counsellor

Building on knowledge and skills learned in Construction Building 10-4 and/or Metal Fabrication 10-4, this course provides opportunities for students to explore several trades, including electrical wiring, plumbing, framing and tile-setting.  Students will gain valuable employability and trade-related skills in a “hands on” environment with an emphasis on project work.  Eligible students will also be encouraged to compete in Skills Canada in the Electrical Wiring category and also to enroll in the Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP)

Examples of Pathways: Home Renovations, Carpentry, Electrician, Plumber

Metal Fabrication 10-4, 20-4 and 30-4 

Metal Fabrication 10-4 students will be provided with a foundation in welding, specifically oxy-acetylene.  Students will also be introduced to MIG welding.  Metal 20-4 and 30-4 students will continue to hone these skills, as well as become proficient in TIG and ARC welding skills.  Students who complete the advanced levels will also have an opportunity to enroll in the Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP) as well as pursue post-secondary opportunities. This option is available at Forest Lawn High School and is open to Jack James students.

Examples of Pathways: Machinist, Metalworking, Precision Machining, Tin Basher, Welding

Auto Mechanics 10-4

Students will be introduced to the practical and theoretical concepts connected to proper use of tools and shop machines, tire repair and balance, brake operation and principles and general vehicle maintenance. This option is available at Forest Lawn High School and is open to Jack James students.  

Examples of Pathways: Auto Body Repair, Vehicle Service and Care

Auto Services 20-4 and 30-4

Pre-requisite: Auto Mechanics 10-4

Students will explore intermediate and advanced auto-mechanic concepts in areas such as engine operation and maintenance, suspension systems, steering systems, brake systems, as well as general vehicle maintenance and up-keep.  Students who complete the advanced 30-4 course will be prepared to become a Registered Apprentice or pursue post-secondary opportunities in this high demand sector. This option is available at Forest Lawn High School and is open to Jack James students.

Examples of Pathways: Automotive Service Technician Apprentice

Autobody 15, 25 and 35

Autobody 15 students will explore introductory concepts related to Autobody best practice.  Students will gain a foundation in use and familiarity with Autobody tools, surface preparation, forming and finishing, as well as welding fundamentals.  Students in the intermediate 25 and advanced 35 levels will utilize these skills on project and customer cars.  Upon completion, students will be industry ready and have the opportunity to explore Registered Apprenticeships and post-secondary opportunities.  

Examples of Pathways:  Auto Body Trades 

Trades, Manufacturing & Transportation (TMT)

Construction (Building) 10

Construction Building 10-4 will give students a strong foundation in the woodworking and construction systems trades for future opportunities in this sector.  Specific emphasis is placed upon shop safety and learning the tools, machines and techniques of the woodworking and constructions systems trades.

Examples of Pathways: Home Renovation, House Design and Construction, Cabinetmaking, Woodworking, Electrical, Plumbing

Wood Frame Construction 20 and 30

Pre-requisite: Construction 10

Wood Frame Construction provides students with a ‘real-world’ experience in manufacturing homes/structures for residential use.  Students in the intermediate (20-4), advanced (30-4) and CTS building (20/30) will construct a residential home for Homes-By-Avi that will be sold in the commercial market. This innovative and award-winning partnership provides students with the opportunity to gain valuable experience in this high demand sector.

Examples of Pathways: Carpentry, Home Renovations, House Design and Construction

Electrical and Plumbing (Construction Systems) 20-4 and 30-4

Pre-requisites: Construction 10 or by consultation with Jack James Counsellor

Building on knowledge and skills learned in Construction Building 10-4 and/or Metal Fabrication 10-4, this course provides opportunities for students to explore several trades, including electrical wiring, plumbing, framing and tile-setting.  Students will gain valuable employability and trade-related skills in a “hands on” environment with an emphasis on project work.  Eligible students will also be encouraged to compete in Skills Canada in the Electrical Wiring category and also to enroll in the Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP)

Examples of Pathways: Home Renovations, Carpentry, Electrician, Plumber

Metal Fabrication 10-4, 20-4 and 30-4 

Metal Fabrication 10-4 students will be provided with a foundation in welding, specifically oxy-acetylene.  Students will also be introduced to MIG welding.  Metal 20-4 and 30-4 students will continue to hone these skills, as well as become proficient in TIG and ARC welding skills.  Students who complete the advanced levels will also have an opportunity to enroll in the Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP) as well as pursue post-secondary opportunities. This option is available at Forest Lawn High School and is open to Jack James students.

Examples of Pathways: Machinist, Metalworking, Precision Machining, Tin Basher, Welding

Auto Mechanics 10-4

Students will be introduced to the practical and theoretical concepts connected to proper use of tools and shop machines, tire repair and balance, brake operation and principles and general vehicle maintenance. This option is available at Forest Lawn High School and is open to Jack James students.  

Examples of Pathways: Auto Body Repair, Vehicle Service and Care

Auto Services 20-4 and 30-4

Pre-requisite: Auto Mechanics 10-4

Students will explore intermediate and advanced auto-mechanic concepts in areas such as engine operation and maintenance, suspension systems, steering systems, brake systems, as well as general vehicle maintenance and up-keep.  Students who complete the advanced 30-4 course will be prepared to become a Registered Apprentice or pursue post-secondary opportunities in this high demand sector. This option is available at Forest Lawn High School and is open to Jack James students.

Examples of Pathways: Automotive Service Technician Apprentice

Autobody 15, 25 and 35

Autobody 15 students will explore introductory concepts related to Autobody best practice.  Students will gain a foundation in use and familiarity with Autobody tools, surface preparation, forming and finishing, as well as welding fundamentals.  Students in the intermediate 25 and advanced 35 levels will utilize these skills on project and customer cars.  Upon completion, students will be industry ready and have the opportunity to explore Registered Apprenticeships and post-secondary opportunities.  

Examples of Pathways:  Auto Body Trades 

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