All State Approved CTE courses meet SD High School graduation requirement. Contact your high school counselor or administration at the CTE Academy for specific information.



CTC-3061/3062

CARPENTRY I

Length/Credit:
One Year, Two hour block
1 credit per semester
Prerequisite:
None, Open to 10-12 grade
Location:
Offered at CTE Academy only
Important Information:
This course has been approved by the South Dakota Department of
Education to fulfill high school graduation requirements for
Career & Technical Education(CTE).
Students will learn to use construction materials, current architecture and construction technologies, equipment and power and hand tools safely. They will be exposed to all aspects of house construction, including the building process, carpentry, plumbing, electrical, drafting, blueprint reading, etc., as they construct an actual home. Students will strengthen core academic content by incorporating these skills into real-world situations encountered in the architecture and construction field, while also learning the value of doing quality work.

CTC-3081/3082

CARPENTRY II

Length/Credit:
One Year, Two hour block
1 credit per semester
Prerequisite:
Carpentry I, Open to 11-12 grade
Location:
Offered at CTE Academy only
Important Information:
This course has been approved by the South Dakota Department of
Education to fulfill high school graduation requirements for Career & Technical Education(CTE).
Students will build upon skills learned in Carpentry 1, and develop and refine leadership and supervisory skills through the actual house construction process. Upon completion, students will have a greater understanding of materials used for construction, specialty products, blueprint reading, and the responsibility of supervising an on-site construction crew, as well as be able to estimate costs of home projects. They will also investigate careers related to the architecture and construction career cluster. Students will have the opportunity to participate in an internship experience with a local contractor during second semester of Carpentry II.


CTC-3090

ADVANCED WOODWORKING AND CABINETMAKING

Length/Credit:
One Semester, Two hour block
1 credit
Prerequisite:
None, Open to 10-12 grade
Location:
Offered at the CTE Academy only
Important Information:
This course has been approved by the South Dakota Department of
Education to fulfill high school graduation requirements for
Career & Technical Education(CTE).
Power tools to power projects! This class will teach you both basic and advanced skills that will allow you to create beautiful projects that you will keep forever. Whether you have experience in woodworking or you are a beginner, you can design, draw, or create a project that you will be proud of. Examples of projects constructed in this class include gun cabinets, coffee tables, desks, and entertainment centers. If you dream it, you can build it, working in a state of the art woodworking lab.

CTC-3092

ADVANCED WOODWORKING AND CABINETMAKING PART 2

Length/Credit:
One Semester, Two hour block,
1 credit
Prerequisite:
None, Open to 10-12 grade
Location:
Offered at the CTE Academy only
Important Information:
This course has been approved by the South Dakota Department of
Education to fulfill high school graduation requirements for
Career & Technical Education(CTE).
Perfect your skills while working as a group to construct cabinets for the CTE houses under construction on site. Cabinets for the houses are measured, designed, built, and installed by students in the carpentry II class. The skills learned in this class will prepare students to work in the cabinetry field. Join our industry partners in advanced cabinet construction and make connections that could lead to future employment. There is also time in the class to work on individual projects.