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9.4 Career and Technical Education
ContentArea 21st-Century Life and Careers
Standard 9.4 Career and Technical EducationAll students who complete a career and technical education program will acquire academic and technical skills for careers in emerging and established professions that lead to technical skill proficiency, credentials, certificates, licenses, and/or degrees. (For descriptions of the 16 career clusters, see the Career Clusters Table.)
Strand B. Architecture & Construction Career Cluster
Pathway (2) Construction
By the end of grade Content Statement CPI# Cumulative Progress Indicator (CPI)
  • Roles within teams, work units, departments, organizations, inter-organizational systems, and the larger environment impact business operations.

  • Key organizational systems impact organizational performance and the quality of products and services.

  • Understanding the global context of 21st-century industries and careers impacts business operations.
9.4.12.B.(2).1 Describe contractual relationships established among all parties involved in the building process to ensure successful build of a project.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.B.(2).2 Describe submittal approval procedures that ensure effective flow of information in the construction process.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.B.(2).3 Evaluate construction subcontracts and describe their relationship to construction projects.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.B.(2).4 Identify project turnover procedures needed to successfully manage construction projects.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.B.(2).5 Plan building in accordance with contracts to meet budget and schedule.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.B.(2).6 Describe testing and inspection procedures used to ensure successful completion of construction projects.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.B.(2).7 Assess the purpose for scheduling as it relates to successful completion of construction projects.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.B.(2).8 Identify closeout procedures needed to effectively complete construction projects.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
Safety, Health, and Environment: Implementation of health, safety, and environmental management systems and organizational policies and procedures impacts organizational performance, regulatory compliance, and continuous improvement.
9.4.12.B.(2).9 Demonstrate understanding of risk management principles and other strategies and tactics used to maintain, increase, or decrease risk.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.B.(2).10 Create a jobsite safety program to ensure safe practices and procedures.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.B.(2).11 Recognize and employ universal construction signs and symbols to function safely.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.B.(2).12 Describe procedures for jobsite security to prevent liability.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.B.(2).13 Create a classroom and/or jobsite environmental program.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
Leadership and Teamwork: Effective leadership and teamwork strategies foster collaboration and cooperation between business units, business partners, and business associates toward the accomplishment of organizational goals.
9.4.12.B.(2).14 Manage relationships with teachers and classmates to successfully complete a construction project.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
Ethics and Legal Responsibilities: Legal responsibilities, professional ethics, and codes of conduct affect management practices, business performance, and regulatory compliance, as well as the confidence of customers, business partners, and investors.
9.4.12.B.(2).15 Demonstrate knowledge of proper changeover procedures for successful completion of a construction project.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
Technical Skills: Technical knowledge and skills play a role in all careers within the cluster and pathway.
9.4.12.B.(2).16 Examine building systems and components to evaluate their usefulness to construction projects.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.B.(2).17 Use craft skills to meet or exceed teacher and/or employer expectations.