Prepare for a professional career in an architectural design industry, immediate employment, and further education. Work with experienced home and building designers. Create, design and produce complex working drawings from conception to completion. Use advanced state of the art software and hardware identical to what professional architects and engineers use.
The Construction Technologies programs provide theoretical and hands-on applications in development skills needed to successfully enter the construction/building trades industry. Areas of emphasis include building trade practices, blueprint reading, trade-specific mathematics, measurement and layout, brick masonry, plumbing, electrical wiring, carpentry, tool use, computer-aided design, computer literacy, safety, and communications.
Prepare for a professional career in commercial construction/management, immediate employment, and further education. Construct building projects from site prep and layout to roofing and finish work. Operate the latest industry tools and equipment, including hand and power tools, excavation equipment, and safety gear. Develop valuable industry certifications in safety, tools, and equipment operations as well as apprenticeship.
Prepare for professional electrical careers, immediate employment, and further education while maximizing earning potential. Interact with electrical industry experts. Develop skills and knowledge needed to build electrical systems. Design and construct electrical systems in homes and businesses.
Prepare for immediate employment, advanced industrial certifications, apprenticeships, and further education. Operate, troubleshoot, and maintain heavy equipment. Interpret blueprints and site plans for site development. Collaborate and perform heavy equipment-related activities in a team setting.
Prepare for professional heating, ventilating, and air conditioning industry, immediate employment, and further education. Work side by side with experienced HVAC industry professionals. Analyze and upgrade climate control systems to the ever changing HVAC field. Install, maintain, and repair air conditioning and heating equipment.
Prepare for immediate employment, apprenticeship, and further education in the painting and flooring field. Apply professional painting skills to provide property upgrades. Install ceramic tile and vinyl flooring utilizing professional hand and power tools. Operate various types of “state of the art” spray equipment.
Prepare for professional employment in the plumbing trade field and further education. Interact with plumbing industry experts. Perform plumbing systems installation in homes and businesses. Interpret and construct plumbing systems in homes and businesses.
Prepare for professional residential carpentry careers, immediate employment, or further education. Experience the construction of a new home using green technology. Develop the skills and knowledge needed to interpret and construct current building systems. Operate a wide range of hand, power and air tools.