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  • Architectural Drawing & Design Pathway


    Introduction to Drafting and Design – Course Number 48.54100
    Course Description: Introduction to Drafting and Design is the foundational course for the Architectural Drafting and Design pathway. Emphasis is placed on safety, geometric construction, fundamentals of computer-aided drafting, and multi-view drawings. Students learn drafting techniques through the study of geometric construction at which time they are introduced to computer-aided drafting and design. The standards are aligned with the national standards of the American Design Drafting Association (ADDA). Pre-requisite for this course is advisor approval.
     
    Architectural Drawing and Design I – Course Number 48.54500
    Course Description: Architectural Drawing and Design I is the second course in the Architectural Drawing and Design pathway and introduces students to the basic terminology, concepts, and principles of architectural design. Emphasis is placed on house designs, floor plans, roof designs, elevations (interior and exterior), schedules, and foundations. The standards are aligned with the drafting and design standards in Georgia’s technical colleges, thus helping students qualify for advanced placement to continue their education at the postsecondary level. Students who successfully complete this and other drafting courses should be prepared to take the End of Pathway Assessment. Competencies for the co-curricular student organization, SkillsUSA, are integral components of both the core employability skills standards and the technical skills standards. The prerequisite for the course is Introduction to Drafting and Design.
     
    Architectural Drawing and Design II – Course Number 48.54600
    Course Description: Architectural Drawing and Design II is the third course in the Architectural Drawing and Design pathway and builds on the skills developed in Architectural Drawing and Design I. Emphasis is placed on the design process, site plans, electrical plans, plumbing plans, sections and details, project presentations, and a course portfolio. The standards are aligned with the drafting and design standards in Georgia’s technical colleges, thus helping students qualify for advanced placement should they continue their education at the postsecondary level. Students who successfully complete this and other drafting courses should be prepared to take an End of Pathway Assessment. Competencies for the co-curricular student organization, SkillsUSA, are integral components of both the core employability skills standards and the technical skills standards. The prerequisite for this course is Introduction to Drafting and Design and Architectural Drawing and Design I.

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  • Carpentry Pathway


    Industry Fundamentals and Occupational Safety – Course Number 46.54500
    Course Description: This course is designed as the foundational course in the Carpentry, Plumbing, Electrical, Masonry, Machining, Welding, Sheet Metal, Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration, and HVACR Electrical pathways to prepare students for pursuit of any career in construction. The course prepares the trainee for the basic knowledge to function safely on or around a construction site and in the industry in general and will provide the trainee with the option for an Industry Certification in the Construction Core. Pre-requisite for this course is advisor approval.

    Introduction to Construction – Course Number 46.54600
    Course Description: This course is preceded by the Occupational Safety and Fundamentals course. This course offers an opportunity for students to build on their knowledge and skills developed in Industry Fundamentals and Occupational Safety. It introduces them to four construction craft areas and is also the second step towards gaining a Level One Industry Certification in one of the craft areas. The goal of this course is to introduce students to the history and traditions of the carpentry, masonry, plumbing, and electrical craft trades. Students will explore how the various crafts have influenced and been influenced by history. The student will also learn and apply knowledge of the care and safe use of hand and power tools as related to each trade. In addition, students will be introduced to and develop skills to differentiate between blueprints related to each individual craft area.

    Carpentry I – Course Number 46.55000
    Course Description: This course is preceded by Introduction to Construction and is the third of three courses that provides the student a solid foundation in carpentry skills and knowledge. As the third step in gaining a Level One Industry Certification in Carpentry, the course provides an overview of the building materials used in the carpentry craft, as well as teaching techniques for reading and using blueprints and specifications related to the carpentry craft. The course provides specific knowledge and skills in site layout and floor and wall framing systems, and includes basic industry terminology for a carpentry craftsperson.

     

    Electrical & Welding Pathway


    Industry Fundamentals and Occupational Safety – Course Number 46.54500
    Course Description: This course is designed as the foundational course in the Carpentry, Plumbing, Electrical, Masonry, Machining, Welding, Sheet Metal, Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration, and HVACR Electrical pathways to prepare students for pursuit of any career in construction. The course prepares the trainee for the basic knowledge to function safely on or around a construction site and in the industry in general and will provide the trainee with the option for an Industry Certification in the Construction Core. Pre-requisite for this course is advisor approval.

    Introduction to Construction – Course Number 46.54600
    Course Description: This course is preceded by the Occupational Safety and Fundamentals course. This course offers an opportunity for students to build on their knowledge and skills developed in Industry Fundamentals and Occupational Safety. It introduces them to four construction craft areas and is also the second step towards gaining a Level One Industry Certification in one of the craft areas. The goal of this course is to introduce students to the history and traditions of the carpentry, masonry, plumbing, and electrical craft trades. Students will explore how the various crafts have influenced and been influenced by history. The student will also learn and apply knowledge of the care and safe use of hand and power tools as related to each trade. In addition, students will be introduced to and develop skills to differentiate between blueprints related to each individual craft area.

    Electrical I – Course Number 46.56000
    Course Description: This course is preceded by Introduction to Construction and is the third of three courses that provides the student a solid foundation in electrical skills and knowledge. As the third step in gaining a Level One Industry Certification in Electrical, the course builds on the concepts of electrical safety introduced in Occupational Safety and provides knowledge and basic skills of the hardware and systems used by an electrician. The course incorporates general knowledge of the National Electrical Code and electrical systems, including series, parallel, and seriesparallel circuits. In additional, students will be provided an introduction to the skills and knowledge of conduit bending and installation.

    Welding- ATC

    We currently offer three Welding classes at the HCCA. Mr. Mike Carey is our instructor and he has a track record of helping his welding students pass certification tests and land jobs in local industry before they graduate from High School.

    ATC Courses

    COFC 1080- This is a trade core class and is the first class required in our welding pathway. It is a pre-requisite for WELD 1005

    WELD 1005- This is a cutting and fundamentals class and is offered to only those students who have successfully completed the COFC 1080 course.

    WELD 1015- This pathway completion course is only offered to students who have completed the 1080 and 1005 courses. This third level course offers students the opportunity to work on larger projects and complete the welding pathway with relevant experiences in stick, MIG and TIG.

     

    Plumbing Pathway


    Industry Fundamentals and Occupational Safety – Course Number 46.54500
    Course Description: This course is designed as the foundational course in the Carpentry, Plumbing, Electrical, Masonry, Machining, Welding, Sheet Metal, Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration, and HVACR Electrical pathways to prepare students for pursuit of any career in construction. The course prepares the trainee for the basic knowledge to function safely on or around a construction site and in the industry in general and will provide the trainee with the option for an Industry Certification in the Construction Core. Pre-requisite for this course is advisor approval.

    Introduction to Construction – Course Number 46.54600
    Course Description: This course is preceded by the Occupational Safety and Fundamentals course. This course offers an opportunity for students to build on their knowledge and skills developed in Industry Fundamentals and Occupational Safety. It introduces them to four construction craft areas and is also the second step towards gaining a Level One Industry Certification in one of the craft areas. The goal of this course is to introduce students to the history and traditions of the carpentry, masonry, plumbing, and electrical craft trades. Students will explore how the various crafts have influenced and been influenced by history. The student will also learn and apply knowledge of the care and safe use of hand and power tools as related to each trade. In addition, students will be introduced to and develop skills to differentiate between blueprints related to each individual craft area.

    Plumbing I  – Course Number 46.58000
    Course Description: As the third course in the Plumbing Pathway, the course provides students with a solid foundation in plumbing and is the third step in gaining a Level One Industry Certification in Plumbing. This course provides basic skills and knowledge needed to apply Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) safety concepts and practices relating to the plumbing trade. The student is introduced to the basic knowledge and application of plumbing codes, as well as the handling, estimating, and storing of materials used in the plumbing trade. Involved in this process is the correct interpretation and application of architectural and construction drawings, related to plumbing installation. The prerequisite for this course is Introduction to Construction.