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The curriculum definition as established by the U.S. Department of Education’s Classification of Instructional Programs (“CIP”): Instructional programs that prepare individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills in the building, inspecting, and maintaining of structures and related properties. (CIP Code #46)

Notable Programs in this Curriculum: Masonry; Carpentry; Building and Construction; Plumbing and Related Water Supply Services. 

Prominent figures related to this curriculum:

Construction Workers
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Norm Abrams (1950-Present)
"Master Carpenter" from various PBS television programs
Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959)
Prominent architect designed over 1,000 projects
John Harrington (1561-1612)
Popularly known as the inventor of the flushing toilet

Relevant Salary Figures: According to 2008 Bureau of Labor Statistics information, the average annual salaries of popular careers related to this curriculum are listed below. For further information, including the nature of work, employment outlook, related academic programs, and specific salary information for your region, click on the occupation of interest.

Brickmasons & Blockmasons: $47,740
Carpenters: $42,940
Carpet Installers: $41,330
Cement Masons & Concrete Finishers: $39,000

Construction & Building Inspectors: $52,160
Other Construction & Related Workers: $35,170
Construction Laborers: $32,250
Derrick Operators, Oil & Gas: $41,980

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The Complete List of Programs in this Curriculum:

 
 
  • CONSTRUCTION TRADES.
    Instructional programs that prepare individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills in the building, inspecting, and maintaining of structures and related properties.
  • Construction Trades, General.
    (NEW) Instructional content is defined in code 46.0000.
  • Construction Trades, General.
    (NEW) A program that generally prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills in the building, inspecting, and maintaining of structures and related properties. May include instruction in masonry, carpentry, electrical and power transmission installation, building/construction finishing, management, inspection and other construction-related applications.
  • Mason/Masonry.
    Instructional content is defined in code 46.0101.
  • Mason/Masonry.
    A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills in the laying and/or setting of brick, concrete block, hard tile, marble and related materials, using trowels, levels, hammers, chisels, and other hand tools. Includes instruction in technical mathematics, blueprint reading, structural masonry, decorative masonry, foundations, reinforcement, mortar preparation, cutting and finishing, and applicable codes and standards.
  • Carpenters.
    Instructional content is defined in code 46.0201.
  • Carpentry/Carpenter.
    A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to lay out, cut, fabricate, erect, install, and repair wooden structures and fixtures, using hand and power tools. Includes instruction in technical mathematics, framing, construction materials and selection, job estimating, blueprint reading, foundations and roughing-in, finish carpentry techniques, and applicable codes and standards.
  • Electrical and Power Transmission Installers.
    Instructional content for this group of programs is defined in codes 46.0301- 46.0399.
  • Electrical and Power Transmission Installation/Installer, General.
    A program that generally prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to install indoor and outdoor residential, commercial, and industrial electrical systems, and associated power transmission lines. Includes instruction in electricity, safety procedures, wiring, insulation and grounding, schematic blueprint interpretation, equipment operation and maintenance, and applicable codes and standards.
  • Electrician.
    A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to install, operate, maintain, and repair electric apparatus and systems such as residential, commercial, and industrial electric-power wiring; and DC and AC motors, controls, and electrical distribution panels. Includes instruction in the principles of electronics and electrical systems, wiring, power transmission, safety, industrial and household appliances, job estimation, electrical testing and inspection, and applicable codes and standards.
 
 
 

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