What is Construction Technology?
The Construction Technology Program prepares students with the skills and knowledge necessary for a career in building homes and businesses. Students will study blueprint reading, site layout, foundation work, rough framing, roofing, finish work, cost estimating, and material preparation for construction sites as well as practical experience in the carpentry shop.
What are my career options?
Carpenters work in the construction of buildings, with specialty trade contractors, manufacturing firms, government agencies, retail establishments, and a wide variety of other industries.
|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?
- Construction Carpenter
- Carpenter Helper
- Construction Forms Helper
- Residential Carpenter
- Residential Roofer
- Residential Site Layout Assistant
- Rough Carpenter
- Basic Carpenter
- Acoustical Carpenter
- Dry Waller
- Painter Interior Finish
- Painter Paper Hanger
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.