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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?

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.

What are my degree, diploma, or certificate options?

Residential Carpenter certificate: 32 Total credit hours Requirements
Rough Carpenter Certificate: 22 TOTAL CREDIT HOURS  Requirements
Basic Carpenter Certificate: 9 TOTAL CREDIT HOURS  Requirements
Residential Roofer Certificate Certificate: 12 TOTAL CREDIT HOURS Requirements
Carpenter Helper Certificate: 17 Total Credit Hours Requirements
Residential Site Layout  Assistant Certificate: 15 Total Credit Hours Requirements
Green Building Technology Certificate: 20 Total Credit Hours Requirements

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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.

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Program Contact

Robert Smith

Construction Technology

Program Coordinator

(270) 707-3892