What is Construction Technology?
If your motivation is having something to show for your work and taking pride in a job well done, then a rewarding career in construction Technology might be just what you are looking for. The Construction Technology program offers a curriculum that leads to positions with construction companies in residential and light commercial building development or working independently as a contractor. Graduates will be able to build a house from the ground up through all phases of the building process and/or fix and remodel an existing home.
What are my career choices?
A construction technology certificate can lead to careers in residential and light commercial building development, or get you started in business as an independent contractor. This program is an excellent background for many other career options such as architect, engineer, building inspector, surveyor, construction manager, estimator and even plumbers and electricians.
|Construction Technology Career||Median Annual
SalaryⓘBased on research conducted by the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS) in 2016 for the state of Kentucky.
|Painter, Interior Finish||$35,724|
|Painter, Paper Hanger||$35,724|
|Residential Site Layout Assistant||$32,924|
|Construction Forms Helper||$32,924|
What are my degree, diploma, or certificate options?
What classes do I have to take?
You'll take a core of Construction Technology courses, technical electives related to construction and some general education courses. You then apply the skills you acquire in a cooperative or practicum course usually taken in your last semester.
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.