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

  • HBI PACT Certification
  • 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

$12-$20/hour

Career Major

Residential Carpenter -- 945 Hours

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

In-District Tuition Cost $2,362.50 -- Out-of-District Tuition Cost $4,725 -- Institutional Scholarships may be available

Burns Flat

For more information, call Zach Mattox at 580-562-3181 Ext. 260, or email:  zmattox@westtech.edu