It's a project that is totally unique and Blayney High School's certificate two in Construction Pathways students will be the first to benefit.
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Thanks to $20,000 grant money from Newcrest - Cadia Valley Operations, $30,000 from State Training Services and $1,000 from CSU, the grounds of the high school will soon be home to.... a home.
The construction cottage is the brainchild of careers adviser Clint Giddings who sees the building as a truly authentic building experience for the students.
"We'll be making the cottage from the ground up," he said.
"It will be built on brick piers so they can they can do plumbing activities underneath, there will be a timber frame that will be clad and roof trusses as well.
"They will do the electrical, waterproofing, carpentry, tiling, gyprocking, a real variety of trades."
The construction will also be supervised by Blayney builder Dave Cowan who will be making a visit every week to make sure it's up to code.
For year 12 student Savanah Marmion it's the permanency of the construction cottage that appeals to her the most.
"It's nice to think that I can come back in the future and say that I built that cottage," she said.
"It really is a big privilege to be able to do something like this."
Fellow year 12 construction student Jordan Roberts said that the cottage is a major step-up from the footpaths and pizza ovens that he'd help build around the school.
"This is a very significant project to be working on and it will bring all the practical subjects together in one building," he said.
Jordan also believes that it will help him during his theory lessons.
"It really does help to enhance what I'm learning in class and be able to interpret what I've learnt down here. It makes it all make sense when you can use it in real world situations," he said.
Mr Giddings said that the business community was instrumental in helping get the building off the ground.
"So far Highland Pine and Borg panels in Oberon have donated the timber for the trusses and the floor and we're getting advice from Dave Cowan and Kevin Hanrahan."
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