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Construction Technology At Merlo Campus

Students in the Construction Technology CTE program at Merlo campus installing water piping in a mock wall
Students in the Construction Technology CTE program at Merlo campus filling wooden forms with concrete
Students in the Construction Technology CTE program at Merlo campus cutting lumber for a framing project
Students in the Construction Technology CTE program at Merlo campus creating work plans
Students in the Construction Technology CTE program at Merlo campus framing walls
Students in the Construction Technology CTE program at Merlo campus measuring and cutting lumber for a framing project
Students in the Construction Technology CTE program at Merlo campus drilling holes for piping in a wall frame
Students in the Construction Technology CTE program at Merlo campus installing roofing on a small shed

"This program changed my whole high school experience. I loved the hands on experience and being able to learn about and use the tools. I feel prepared for the next steps."

-Merlo Student

  

IN THIS PROGRAM, YOU'LL... 

  • Learn to safely use a variety of tools, equipment and machinery to build finished products
  • Understand technical drawings and specifications
  • Learn how buildings are constructed from the foundation to the roof
  • Demonstrate effective teamwork and communication skills
  • Practice safe, legal, and ethical working habits
  • Be exposed to a variety of opportunities for a future career in the construction trades
MERLO High School Construction Course Offerings

Course Offerings

Click on each tab to see what courses are offered for students at each grade level. 

Sign up during forecasting in FEBRUARY. If a course has more interested students than enrollment space, a lottery will be conducted.
 

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