Earning your High School diploma can help you get started on your career path. Even if you decide not to go on to college, your Building Technology focused High School Diploma can help you take steps toward earning a vocational diploma as an electrician, plumber, or carpenter.
Your High School building technology electives are transferable to a Penn Foster trade program.
Earning your high school diploma at home with Penn Foster is convenient, affordable, and accredited. Since there is no set class schedule, you can work at your own pace and study when and where it's convenient for you.
And while you work independently, you're never alone. Expert instructors and support staff - dedicated to helping you complete your coursework are just a phone call or an email away.
Prepare for your High School Diploma with a Concentration in Building Technology at home with these courses and more:
Electrical 1: Practices for the apprentice electrician
Electrical 2: Electrical components, conductors and wiring
Electrical 3: Lighting, heating and climate control
Electrical 4: Blueprint and schematic diagram interpretation
Electrical 5: National Electrical Code® (NEC®). Students use the actual code book to understand how to interpret the NEC to everyday wiring situations.
Plumbing1: Pipefitting, water supply systems and fixtures, fittings, valves and water heating
Plumbing 2: Plumbing systems and the installation process
Plumbing 3: Mathematics as it pertains to plumbing
Plumbing 4: Advanced plumbing theory and techniques
Plumbing 5: Installation of fixtures and appliances
Carpentry 1: Practical applications of basic math for use in a variety of construction tasks
Carpentry 2: Interpreting construction drawings, understanding building codes and layout, and the essentials of building materials
Carpentry 3: Hand and power tools and their applications
Carpentry 4: Residential framing and exterior construction
Carpentry 5: Interior finishing