Construction Technology

Construction Technology provides quality training to students. They will be instructed to safely operate machines, equipment and tools used in the building industry. Students will become familiar with residential and commercial carpentry including exterior finish system, metal and wood framing, finish carpentry and cabinet making, blueprint reading, drywall, estimating, maintenance terminology and materials identification. They will learn the basics of the construction industry and gain job readiness skills, which will make them more employable.

View Gainful Employment Disclosure -- Residential Carpernter

View Gainful Employment Disclosure -- Residential-Commercial Carpernter

Employment Opportunities

  • Cabinet Maker
  • Finisher
  • Framer

Certifications Available

  • National Center for Construction Education and Research - Carpenter-Level 1
  • CTTC - Construction Trainee, Drywall Installation Trainee, Finish Carpenter, Form Carpenter, Frame Carpenter, Roofer, Cabinetmaker Trainee
  • Career Readiness Certificate

Salary Range

Up to $14/hour

Degree Requirements

Career Major

Major Requirements

Residential/Commercial Carpenter
Total Hours 1050
Required Courses Hours
Construction Core 120
Introduction to Carpentry 30
Building Materials, Fasteners and Adhesives 15
Hand and Power Tools 15
Plan Reading and Elevations 30
Floor Systems 30
Wall and Ceiling Framing 60
Roof Framing 30
Stairs 15
Introduction to Windows and Exterior Doors 15
Concrete and Reinforcing Materials 15
Roofing Applications 60
Working in Green Environment 15
Exterior Finishing 45
Workforce Staging 30
Residential Exterior Trim and Roof 60
Metal Stud Framing 45
Installation of Interior Doors 15
Windows, Doors, Floors and Ceiling Trim 30
Cabinet Installation 30
Drywall Installation 45
Drywall Finishing 45
Suspended Ceilings 30
Basic Finishing Techniques 15
Residential Plans and Drawing Interpretation 15
Site Layout One-Distance Measurement and Leveling 30
Light Equipment in Construction 15
Metal Building Concepts 15
Becoming a Crew Leader 15
Workforce Connection 120

Course is available for High School Juniors, Seniors, and Adults

Burns Flat

For more information, call Zach Mattox at 580-562-3181 Ext. 260, or email:  [email protected]