Construction Technology

Our Construction Technology program will introduce students to the skills required of a residential carpenter while touching on some commercial aspects.  Key areas of learning are:  safety procedures, tool and equipment indentification and their uses/operations.  Students will be instructed in the introduction of framing (floor, wall, and rafters), roofing applications, drywall installation and finishing, cabinet making and installation, concrete, heavy/light equipment, stairs, blueprint reading, intro to plumbing, intro to electrical, tile and grout, windows and doors, and the opportunity to obtain certifications through National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) and an OSHA-10 card.

Employment Opportunities

  • Cabinet Maker
  • Finisher
  • Framer

Certifications Available

  • National Center for Construction Education and Research - Carpenter-Level 1, Core Construction
  • CTTC - Construction Trainee, Drywall Installation Trainee, Finish Carpenter, Form Carpenter, Frame Carpenter, Roofer, Cabinetmaker Trainee
  • OSHA 10 Construction Industry

Salary Range

Up to $14/hour

Degree Requirements

Career Major

Major Requirements

Residential Carpenter
Total Hours 945
Required Courses Hours
Construction Core 120
Floor Systems 30
Wall and Ceiling Framing 60
Roof Framing 30
Stairs 15
Concrete and Reinforcing Materials 15
Roofing Applications 60
Exterior Finishing 45
Workforce Staging 30
Light Equipment in Construction 15
Workforce Connection 120
Basic Cabinet Construction Techniques 150
Carpentry Fundamentals 45
Doors and Door Hardware 20
Electrical Safety in Construction 15
General Construction Safety and First Aid 30
Introduction to Plumbing 30
Mortars and Grouts 15
Thermal and Moisture Protection 15
Wall Finish 55
Windows and Exterior Doors 30

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

Tuition Cost $1,890 --Institutional Scholarships may be available

Burns Flat

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