Architecture and Construction

Air Conditioning, Refrigeration & Heating

This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Architecture & Construction career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the Architecture & Construction career cluster.

Painting & Decorating

This program provides students technical skill proficiency, occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the Architecture & Construction career cluster. This content includes, but is not limited to: communication skills, leadership skills, human relations and employability skills, safe and efficient work practices, materials and cost estimates, surface preparation, paint mixing and matching, application procedures, special effects, wall covering application, blueprint reading, ladder and scaffold erection and use, selection, application and care of materials, use of hand and power tools, and use of current industry standards, practices and techniques.

Job Outlook

In Florida, the construction industry will continue to grow. From now until 2024, Florida is projected to add more than 70,000 jobs in the construction trades, from painters and plumbers to cement masons and electricians.

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