Parkland College CTE to Host FREE Workshop for High School Students
Parkland College CTE to Host FREE Career-Exploration Workshop October 13, 2023
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Parkland College Career and Technical Education will host a FREE career-exploration workshop for area high school students featuring its Land Surveying and Construction Management programs.
WHAT: Free CTE Land Surveying and Construction Workshop
WHO: High School Students, Parkland College CTE instructors
WHERE: Parkland College on Mattis, 1315 N. Mattis Ave., Champaign
WHEN: Friday, October 13, 2023, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
DETAILS: Students will participate in hands-on learning opportunities. They will:
- gain practical skills in surveying technology and construction while building real-world projects guided by Parkland’s expert faculty.
- use precise GPS equipment to create elevation maps to lay out a building location.
- build walls for a shed utilizing proper planning guidelines and tool usage.
This workshop requires active student participation. A safety release form is required for each student which can be brought on the day of the workshop. The workshop will include lunch.
Seating is limited. Students can sign up for the Land Surveying and Construction Management workshop at parkland.edu/survcon23.