Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Construction Technology

Construction Technology provides students with opportunities to learn skills to work in all areas of the construction field including: Carpentry, interior/exterior finishing, electrical, plumbing, masonry, heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVAC), home repair, building and grounds maintenance, and construction management. Areas of study include: 

 Construction Carpentry
Green Building Standards
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration (HVAC/R)
►  Plumbing

Click on the Career Tree below to see exciting professions that this program is preparing you for!  





 Helpful Skills

  • Ability to work as a team member
  • Math skills
  • Computer skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Strong reading and written communication skills
  • Technical writing

May vary by technical campus. Contact the campus you plan on attending for more information.

Student Organizations

You can participate in regional, state and national competitions for SkillsUSA.

High School Credit

Upon successful completion of the course, you will earn high school elective and/or academic credit. Click here for a list of academic offerings.

College Articulation 

College credit also is available through articulation and/or direct college credit. Some colleges that accept technical campus credit include: 

  • Davenport
  • Ferris
  • Oakland Community College

 Click here to learn how to earn free college credits. Or, contact a technical campus counselor for more information on high school and/or college credit. 


Career Options
Examples of career opportunities in Construction Technology may include:

Click here to view more career options.



Students must dress appropriately for both indoor and outdoor instruction and prepare to work in a variety of seasonal conditions. Proper clothing and equipment may include:

  • Gloves
  • Tool belt
  • Outdoor clothing
  • Tools
  • Safety glasses
  • Work boots