Building Technology

 

This curriculum is designed to provide classroom, lab, and “hands-on” training in the residential construction and remodeling fields; with particular emphasis placed on the fields of carpentry, millwork, masonry, interior and exterior finishes, and roofing for entry-level positions in a number of areas.

 
 
 

BUILD A NEW CAREER PATH

Students studying in our Building Technology program learn the skills needed to build a building from the ground up. Our students learn brick and block work, some concrete work, all the framing and carpentry work, exterior finishing like vinyl siding, interior drywall finishing, and traditional shingle roofing.

Our students also learn about proper building codes, material costing to provide a good estimate, as well as a little bit of business and finance. Our students also learn other building basics such as rise and run of stairs, framing in basic electrical and plumbing, reading construction blueprints, and installing doors and windows.

Begin Your Journey!


CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Upon graduation, students are obtaining positions in the following occupations: carpenters assistants, vinyl siding applicators, painters, masonry helpers, construction workers, building maintenance and roofing assistants. 

ARE YOU CAREER TRAINING READY? FIND OUT!

The fun, online quiz takes 3-minutes to complete and you'll get a personalized report. Identify your strengths and social style plus the training and positions you're best suited for. Get Your Career Readiness score now.

EQUIPMENT

Students in the Building Technology Program will work on the following equipment: table saw, miter saw, disk sander, drill press, mortar mixer, band saw, planner, joiner, router, assorted power tools and pneumatic nailer. 

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PROGRAM OUTLINE

Course No.Course TitleCredits
B103AConstruction Printreading7.00
B120Safety & Codes3.00
B200AFraming9.50
B202AMaterial Cost Analysis3.50
B203BDoor & Window Installation3.00
B250Carpentry12.50
B251Masonry & Interior Finishes9.00
B252Exterior Finishes & Utilities12.50
B501ABuilding Projects & Services15.00
M102Core Competencies3.00
M201ATechnical Math3.50
M202AApplied Math3.50
R104ABusiness Management3.50
R121Service & Finance3.00
R215Computers & Job Search3.00
The order in which the above courses are offered is at the discretion of the school.