Construction Technology

Construction Technology is a two-year program, which offers study in residential construction. Study includes training for the job market in all areas of the construction phase. Students participate in the layout of footings and foundations, grade elevations, plan reading, rough and finish carpentry, and residential wiring. Students are given an opportunity to complete the OSHA 10-hour training course to receive their OSHA card. Through classroom and shop activities, students will be given an introduction to construction math, hand and power tools, employability skills, basic construction terminology and practices. 

Projects

  • Demonstrate proper use of modern hand and power tools
  • Operation of Case skid steer and Case Mini-excavator
  • Site location/layout and blueprint reading
  • Concrete placement
  • Framing a new residential home
  • Finishing a new residential home

Equipment

  • Case skid steer and Mini-Excavator
  • Hand and power tools
  • Self-leveling rotary laser
  • Woodworking machines
  • Airless spray rigs

Certification

NCCER Certification

Portable, industry recognized, certification from the National Center for Construction and Education Research 

OSHA Construction

10 Hour Certification- Safety certification from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration is required on many jobsites. 

Post-secondary

With the NCCER certification students can continue their education within many careers in construction such as construction, construction management, HVAC, electrical, plumbing, masonry and heavy equipment. 

Careers

There are numerous careers in the construction industry that need to be filled all over the country ranging from heavy commercial construction to light residential and remodeling. A few career choices include- 

  • Carpenter  $42,890- $51,950
  • Electrician  $50,000- $60,000
  • Heavy Equipment  $48,340- $58,950
  • Plumber  $30,060- $61,470
  • Painters  $23,490- $46,130
  • HVAC  $25,250- $47,750

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