Life Skills & Industrial Technology

Life Skills & Industrial Technology

Home Arts

Home Arts is a hands-on class where students explore, practice and master various life skills that are useful to create and maintain a household. Cooking, sewing, handcrafts and interior design are the major focus of this course. Students can expect to learn about basic nutrition, cleaning and organizing hints, decorating and many other home skills.

 

Auto Technology

Auto Body is a project-oriented class designed as an introduction to the field of automotive sheet metal repair and refinishing. Students are encouraged to work on their own vehicles. If students do not have their own vehicles, a wide variety of projects will be assigned. Students participate in hands-on activities to learn how the engine works. Dismantling and reassembling an engine, and basic maintenance and care are also taught.

 

General Shop

General Shop is a survey course in Industrial Arts that includes woodworking, welding, auto body, auto mechanics, and basic electronics. Students are given the opportunity to develop basic skills in each area and discover mediums that they may want to pursue further.

 

Welding Something

Metals

Metals provides students with a variety of experiences including welding with gas, wire, arc, heliarc, plasma torch, and basic foundry casting with aluminum and brass. After developing basic welding skills, students actively participate in building various projects.

 

Wood Shop

Wood Shop is designed to give students the opportunity to explore and enjoy working with wood. Each student is guided through the process of choosing and designing a personal project, selecting the necessary supplies, and satisfactorily completing the project.