Construction Technology

 

Building Maintenance and Construction

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
630
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday
Start Date
January
Industry Certification

OSHA 10

NCCER Curriculum

Tuition and Fee 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

Students are assessed on their reading and math skills using the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE), the scores that students need to achieve for this program 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.
Instructors
Doug
Hoftiezer
Office Phone
6178
A.A Carpentry Apprenticeship, Lakeshore Technical College
Journeyman Carpenter
Stefan
Nilsson
Office Phone
6178
Carpenter Apprenticeship, Berga Skolan
Residential Building Inspector Certification
Commercial Building Inspector Certification
Building Plans Examiner Certification
Building Inspector Certification
Journeyman Carpenter
Achievement
Construction Technology
Clock hours
630
Courses
Employability Skills
Clock Hours
31
Participate in school safety orientation, workplace communication skills, job interview training, resume building and job search training/support.
Introduction to Carpentry
Clock Hours
60
Identify major skills and opportunities in construction and maintenance careers; practice school, personal, and general construction safety habits.
Materials and Equipment
Clock Hours
67
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
Clock Hours
42
Interpret construction drawings and specifications; demonstrate layout skills; perform construction calculations.
Intro to Electricity
Clock Hours
70
Basic residential wiring.
Concrete Foundations
Clock Hours
28
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.
Framing
Clock Hours
87
Construct structural floor systems, wall systems, ceiling
joists, and roof framing.
Roofing Systems
Clock Hours
28
Construct and maintain roofing systems.
Exterior Finish
Clock Hours
42
Install windows and exterior doors.
Thermal and Moisture Protection
Clock Hours
14
Demonstrate knowledge of the principles of cold climate weatherization; construct the thermal and moisture protection systems appropriate for cold climates.
Stairs
Clock Hours
30
Produce common stair systems.
Interior Finish
Clock Hours
131
Drywall, installation of interior doors, finish trim, mouldings, and cabinets.