Burlington Technical Center

The PEAC program is designed to meet the needs of students who are interested in pursuing careers that encompass the design, engineering and construction of commercial and residential buildings.

Included in the curriculum is the study of manual and computer aided drafting, surveying to include topographical and boundary details, architectural design concepts and building construction principles and practices. Students will select small projects to design and build for area nonprofit agencies. Through classroom activities students will explore career opportunities and post secondary options.

In this program students will also develop professional portfolios to present to colleges or future employers. They will: gain competency in computer aided design and drafting, work with mentors who are professionals in the engineering, architectural and construction fields, interact with area planning and zoning commissions, build a professional portfolio, produce a boundary survey map including contour drawings, learn construction practices and inspection guidelines, study the effects of natural and man-made forces on structures, explore post secondary options.