Fort Dodge Community School District

Registration Deadline July 26 ***** Paraeducator Hiring Fair July 29

Course Description:  

Home Repair and Maintenance provides opportunities to study and experience the variety of maintenance, repair, and construction activities commonly performed in and around the home.  There will be hands on experience in areas covered, including electrical wiring, insulation and drywall.  Basic drafting knowledge is useful in completing projects in this course. Safety is always emphasized whether working at home or in a school shop.

Prerequisites: No prerequisites

Textbook Used:

Home Maintenance Revised by William Weiss
Glencoe/McGraw-Hill

 Units Covered:

  • Safety
  • Hand Tools (Use and Safety)
  • Portable Electric Machines (Use and Safety)
  • Home Electrical Wiring and Repairs
  • Insulation and Weatherization
  • Drywall Installation and Repairs
  • Painting and Wall covering
  • Furniture Refinishing

 

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