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Gilchrist County School District is #1 in College/Career Acceleration!   
Construction & Engineering Technology

Are you thinking about your future? Are you looking for an exciting career with lots of opportunities for advancement? Right now there are thousands of jobs available in carpentry, plumbing, masonry, electrical construction, surveying, and engineering.

The Academy of Construction and Engineering Technology courses prepare students to understand and apply cornerstone technological concepts and processes. Group and individual activities engage students in creating, developing innovations, and engineering practical solutions. Technology content, resources, and laboratory activities encourage student applications of science, mathematics, and other school subjects.

The construction component of the academy will provide students the opportunity to learn basic skills of construction and earn level one certification through the National Center of Construction Education and Research (NCCER). All programs in the academy will also provide the foundation for students to enter postsecondary apprenticeship, community college, and four year programs.

Students can choose any of the options listed below as their sequence of courses in the academy.
 
Course Sequence for Career Exit Programs


Construction (THS Only)
Engineering (THS and BHS)
Building Construction Technologies I
Engineering Technology I
Building Construction Technologies II
Engineering Technology II
Building Construction Technologies III
Engineering Technology III

Drafting (THS Only)
Drafting I
Drafting II
Drafting III
Drafting IV
 

Students may be able to complete both the Engineering and Construction Programs if scheduling permits.
Application Process

This program is open to all 9th and 10th grade Gilchrist County High School students, with school-to-school transportation provided by the district.
You must complete an application for the Academy of Construction and Engineering Technology.
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