Construction Technology

 

Build a solid foundation for a career in construction. Prepare for highly skilled jobs in residential or commercial building or become an independent contractor.

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What is Construction Technology?

The Construction Technology program is designed to prepare students for entry level positions in the construction industry. Residential and light commercial construction applications are taught. This program includes instructional units in blueprint reading, building site layout procedures, foundation systems, light framing construction methods, exterior and interior finish systems, concrete forming systems and construction safety. Units of instruction are designed to include lecture and practical experience in the lab or on-site projects. This program also offers an excellent prerequisite for students that plan to pursue a career in areas such as construction management, civil engineering or architectural design.

Progression in the Construction Technology Program is contingent upon achievement of a grade of C or better in each technical and mathematics course and maintenance of a 2.0 cumulative grade point average or better (on a 4.0 scale).

average base pay $39,286
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low: $27k med: $39k high: $61k

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Construction Technology Career Median Annual Salary*
Painter, Interior Finish $35,724
Painter, Paper Hanger $35,724
Dry Waller $35,230
Basic Carpenter $32,924
Acoustical Carpenter $35,230
Residential Roofer $34,077
Residential Site Layout Assistant $32,924
Carpenter Helper $32,924
Construction Forms Helper $32,924
Rough Carpenter $39,286
Residential Carpenter $39,286
Finish Carpenter $39,286
Construction Carpenter $39,286
Construction Technology $39,286

What are my degree, diploma, or certificate options?

A program plan describes the degree requirements (courses) and the sequence for completing the courses. Students are required to schedule an appointment with their assigned academic advisor to ensure achievement of their academic goals.

AAS

Construction Technology (PDF) (Word)

Diploma

Construction Carpenter (PDF) (Word)

Certificate

Basic Carpenter (PDF) (Word)
Carpenter Helper (PDF) (Word)
Construction Forms Helper (PDF) (Word)
Residential Carpenter (PDF) (Word)
Residential Roofer (PDF) (Word)
Residential Site Layout Assistant (PDF) (Word)
Rough Carpenter (PDF) (Word)

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Length of Program

You can earn an associate in applied science degree in two years if you maintain full-time status.

This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.

 

Program Contact

Laura Lynch
Construction Technology
Program Coordinator
Office:859.246.6583 Cell:859.270.5563
laura.lynch@kctcs.edu