# CTE Resource Center - Career Planning Guide - Technology Foundations (8402/18 weeks)

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Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Technology Foundations (8402/18 weeks)

Suggested Grade Levels: 9–11 (18 weeks)

In this hands-on technology education course, students use tools to build and control objects and systems using engineering design. Students will learn about materials, energy, and engineering processes. Students design, create, and assess innovations, systems, and products to learn about how and why technology works. This introductory course is a prerequisite for Technology Transfer and Technology Assessment.

Industry Certifications

18-week courses may qualify for state-board approved industry certification assessments based on a case-by-case approval from the state specialist for the program area.

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