VIP Buildings and Grounds

  • LOCATION: Niagara Career and Technical Education Center  Instructor: Gary Benker

    e-mail: gbenker@onboces.org

    This program is offered to 9th to 12th graders.  It is designed as an exploratory course for students with an overview of carpentry, plumbing, electrical wiring, repair, masonry design and layout, maintenance repairs, cleaning and landscaping. 

    Not only does this unique program allow students a chance to explore all different types of jobs, it helps to prepare them for employment with teaching them job interviewing skills and how to work well with others.  This is a great prep program for students interested in going on to the Building Trades program.

    UNITS OF STUDY

    • Ground Maintenance Equipment and Procedures
    • Landscape and Turf Management
    • House and Building Maintenance Fundamentals
    • Hand Tools and Power Tools
    • Carpentry
    • Plumbing
    • Electrical
    • Masonry
    • House Maintenance and Repair
    • Math and Science
    • Employability Skills
    • Safety
    • Measuring Instruments
    • Blueprint Reading
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