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


NCCER Curriculum

Program Costs
Room and Board
Technology Fee
Student Service Fee
Books (Provided by AVTEC)
Supplies (Provided by AVTEC)
Items NOT Provided by AVTEC
Total Cost
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.
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
Clock Hours
Identify major skills and opportunities in construction and maintenance careers; practice school, personal, and general construction safety habits.
Materials and Equipment
Clock Hours
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
Interpret construction drawings and specifications; demonstrate layout skills; perform construction calculations.
Intro to Electricity
Clock Hours
Basic residential wiring.
Concrete Foundations
Clock Hours
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.
Clock Hours
Construct structural floor systems, wall systems, ceiling
joists, and roof framing.
Roofing Systems
Clock Hours
Construct and maintain roofing systems.
Exterior Finish
Clock Hours
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.

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

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Updated: 6/26/2019