Construction Technology

 

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 basic 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 experience that prepares them for entry-level employment and 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

American Red Cross First Aid/AED/CPR

NCCER Curriculum

Program Costs
Tuition
$2642
Room and Board
$4994
Technology Fee
$325
Student Service Fee
$125
Books (Provided by AVTEC)
$413
Supplies (Provided by AVTEC)
$1045
Items NOT Provided by AVTEC
$600
Total Cost
$10144.00
Physical requirements for program
  • Strong reading and mathematics skills are essential to achieving top graduation levels and the best paying jobs.
  • Physical requirements of the occupation are good vision, hearing, and manual dexterity;
  • the ability to lift and carry 50 pounds, and stoop, crawl and walk continuously.
  • It also requires being able to work from a ladder at heights up to 30 ft.
  • The occupation may also require working outdoors in a variety of weather and climate conditions where physical hazards may exist.
  • Students who wear prescription glasses are recommended to have prescription safety glasses.
Instructors
Achievement
Construction Technician
Clock hours
630
Courses
Employability Skills
Clock Hours
31
Participate in school safety orientation, First Aid and CPR training and certification, 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.

Gainful Employment Disclosures – 2020

Program Name: Construction

This program is designed to be completed in 19 weeks. 

This program will cost $4,313 if completed within normal time.  There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.  

Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical graduate leaves with $ 671 of debt.  

The following States do not have licensure requirements for this profession:  Alaska

For more information about graduation rates, loan repayment rates, and post-enrollment earnings about this institution and other postsecondary institutions please click here: https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/

Updated: 6/26/2019