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Building Repair Technology

Building Repair Technology is open to Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors, during both the A.M. and P.M.

The Building Repair Technology program prepares students to be skilled building repair technicians. Students are provided experience in assembly, installation, maintenance, and repair of systems within residential and commercial buildings. Classroom and laboratory instruction include opportunities for students to work with metals, wood, stone, brick, glass, concrete, and composition substances. The student will also learn installation and repair of various mechanical and electrical systems and the proper use of a variety of hand and power tools as well as how to read blueprints and follow technical specifications. Students will also receive the opportunity to learn various welding techniques.

Successful completion of the program may lead to various types of skilled employment in such careers as building maintenance worker, building service mechanic, carpenter, plumber, electrician, and painter. The training experience may also be used as preparation for additional technical education in various college level programs.

Student must be enrolled as a high school sophomore, junior, or senior. The student must have a basic understanding of the following mathematical concepts: addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. The student should understand and be functional in these concepts as they pertain to whole numbers, fractions and decimals.

Students enrolled in a Career Education Program are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner. Students must be able to follow instructions and work as a member of a team to achieve the course objectives. Students are expected to be accurate, have a positive attitude and maintain good attendance throughout the school year.

Instruction will involve both classroom and laboratory experiences with home study required.

Recommended High School Courses:

  • General Shop
  • Applied Math
  • Career Exploration
  • Woodworking

These courses are not established as pre-requisites. Students that have been successful in any of these courses have historically demonstrated a higher degree of success in this career education program.

Estimated Tool/Supply Requirement: Safety Glasses, daily school supplies (paper, notebook, etc.)

For more information on this program, please contact any of the following:

Your high school guidance counselor

Amanda McCarty, ATS Recruiter and Placement Coordinator

amccarty@jeffco.edu or (636)481-3498

OR the program instructor, Tony Cook

acook2@jeffco.edu or (636)481-3458