Construction Tech

Spring Village Residential Construction Site

Course Info

Grade Level and Course Credit information is found here: 

Location: Spring Village Residential Construction Site - transportation may be provided.  The classroom for this course is located on the construction site, on Foundation Way, Springfield, VA, which is near the intersection of Franconia-Springfield Parkway and Spring Village Drive. 

Visit  FATE and the Residential Construction Program for more information. 

Course Description

Level I Course Description

Spring Village Residential Construction Site - transportation may be provided.

Through a partnership with the Foundation for Applied Technical Education, Inc. (FATE), students have an opportunity to build a single-family home in Springfield, Virginia. This specialized course curriculum is developed by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). All aspects of new home construction will be addressed during the course. Students will work directly on concrete installation, framing, ceramic tile, kitchen installation, bathroom installations, hardwood floors, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, landscape, and other areas of new home construction. Theoretical and physical aspects of the construction industry are explored in order for students to establish career goals in the industry.

Industry certification may be available as part of this course. This course requires a student materials fee as listed in FCPS Notice 5922.

Level II Course Description

Prerequisite Construction Technologies 1 (851561)

Spring Village Residential Construction Site - transportation may be provided.

Through a partnership with the Foundation for Applied Technical Education, Inc. (FATE), students have an opportunity to build a single-family home in Springfield, Virginia. This specialized course curriculum is developed by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). All aspects of new home construction will be addressed during the course. Students will work directly on concrete installation, framing, ceramic tile, kitchen installation, bathroom installations, hardwood floors, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, landscape, and other areas of new home construction. Theoretical and physical aspects of the construction industry are explored in order for students to establish career goals in the industry.

Industry certification may be available as part of this course. This course requires a student materials fee as listed in FCPS Notice 5922.

Instructor:  Ron Meinert 

Career Pathway Examples for Construction Technology Students

The study of Construction Technology, along with additional post-secondary study or training, may lead to these careers:

Some BLS Info - Check it Out! 

  • According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, construction laborers in the DC metro area earned $38,360 in annual wages on average as of May 2020. Construction managers earned on average $116,510 in annual wages as of May 2020 in the DC metro area. 

Our teacher, Mr. Meinert, shares information about the Construction Technology program.