Construction Technology


Residential and Building Maintenance 

Vessel Repair and Maintenance









Construction Technicians build, install, maintain, and repair structures working on and around a wide variety of electrical, plumbing, heating and ventilation systems. Students in this program receive training in construction and maintenance of structural systems including basic carpentry, concrete, roofing, interiors and exterior finishing, basic electricity and thermal and moisture protection systems. The Construction Technology program provides students with a wide variety of experiences that prepare them for entry-level employment and for apprenticeships in the construction and maintenance trades.







Clock Hours
Start Date
Training Times
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday
Industry Certification


NCCER Curriculum

Tuition and Fees Charges

For specific tuition and fee requirements for this training program, click here.

Refund Policy

AVTEC has a fair and equitable refund policy. For details about the Refund and Repayment Policy, click here.

Admission Policy and Process

Find out the requirements and application process for admission to AVTEC and this program, here.

Academic Requirements

AVTEC requires completion of the TABE Academy, an online course using skill based lessons, to determine individual readiness in math and reading, as applied to the greatest success in training. More information can be found here.

Information Technology

Students are required to bring a laptop or notebook and have basic computer skills necessary for accessing internet and AVTEC Learning Management System.

Employment Requirements

There are no employment requirements for this program.

Program Specific Requirements
  • Students will be exposed to and should be comfortable with constant physical activity.  Will need to demonstrate the ability to stand, walk, sit, lift, carry, push, pull, twist, turn, bend squat, climb, kneel, crouch, crawl and reach.
  • The following are minimum level of physical requirements expected to be performed.
    • Lift                 50 pounds
    • Carry             50 pounds
    • Push            100 pounds
    • Pull                50 pounds
  • Vision is critical. Proper prescription safety glasses are recommended for student’s with prescription lenses.
  • Student should supply properly fitting work clothes, steel toe or reinforced toe work boots. Student’s should be prepared and dressed appropriately for working in incremental winter weather.
Office Phone
(907) 224-6178
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Construction Technology
Clock hours
Employability Skills
Clock Hours
Participate in school safety orientation, workplace communication skills, job interview training, resume building and job search training/support.
Introduction to Carpentry
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Identify major skills and opportunities in construction and maintenance careers; practice school, personal, and general construction safety habits.
Materials and Equipment
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Demonstrate safe and efficient operating procedures for hand tools and power tools; identify building materials; demonstrate proper use of fasteners and adhesives; practice safe and efficient materials handling.
Construction Prints and Drawings
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Interpret construction drawings and specifications; demonstrate layout skills; perform construction calculations.
Intro to Electricity
Clock Hours
Basic residential wiring.
Concrete Foundations
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Determine the properties of concrete; understand the principles and practices of reinforcing concrete; safely handle and place concrete, construct and maintain concrete foundations and slab-on-grade structures.
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Construct structural floor systems, wall systems, ceiling
joists, and roof framing.
Roofing Systems
Clock Hours
Construct and maintain roofing systems.
Exterior Finish
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Install windows and exterior doors.
Thermal and Moisture Protection
Clock Hours
Demonstrate knowledge of the principles of cold climate weatherization; construct the thermal and moisture protection systems appropriate for cold climates.
Clock Hours
Produce common stair systems.
Interior Finish
Clock Hours
Drywall, installation of interior doors, finish trim, mouldings, and cabinets.