Construction Technology

  •  Construction student This program is designed for students interested in entry-level positions in the construction industry.  A combination of theory and hands-on experience is applied with the construction of several projects including a house project.  Students will receive both classroom and lab instruction, in the fundamental skills and knowledge necessary to enter construction careers, apprenticeships, or continuing education.  Emphasis is on residential construction including site preparation, foundation construction, floor and wall construction, roof construction, siding, trim, windows and door installation.

Curriculum Content:

  • Building codes
  • Building plans
  • Building materials
  • Construction mathematics and measuring
  • Cost estimating
  • Hand and power tool usage
  • Pneumatic tool usage
  • Residential construction
  • Shop and job site safety
  • Tool safety and usage

 Industry Certifications:

  • National Center for Construction Certification
  • OSHA 10 certification
  • Scaffolding certification

Examples of Jobs/Career Titles:

  • Carpenter
  • Concrete/flatwork 
  • Construction manager
  • Finish carpenter
  • Industry Apprenticeships
    • Carpenter
    • Concrete
    • Electrician
    • Plumbing
    • HVAC
    • Roofer