Building Technologies

Students who like to work with their hands are introduced to the theory and business of construction. They learn the math and physics involved in construction and how to set up a small business.

Skills Taught

  • Construction Drawing Interpretation
  • Use of Hand and Power Tools
  • Proper Use of Personal Protective Equipment

Career-Based Learning Opportunities

  • Internships

Credentials and College Credit Opportunities

  • National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) Core Construction Certification
  • NCCER-Carpentry 1, Plumbing 1, Electrical 1, Heavy Equipment 1, Construction Management
  • OSHA 10-Hour General Industry, Safety and Health Certification
  • OSHA 30-Hour Construction
  • National Career Readiness Certificate (WorkKeys)

Career Opportunities

  • Electrician
  • Facility Maintenance Technician
  • HVAC Technician
  • Plumber
  • Power Line Technician
  • Sheet Metal Fabricator
  • Telecommunications Technician
  • Heavy Equipment Operator
  • Project Manager
  • Site Manager
  • Site Safety Coordinator
  • Carpenter
  • General Contractor
  • Drywall Technician
  • Brick, Block, Cement Mason
  • Remodeler
  • Pipefitter
  • Cabinet Maker
  • Structural Engineer

Student Organizations/Key Affiliations

  • Skills USA
  • Leadership Club
  • Student Government

Business Partners Connection

This is the advisory committee that assists with planning, evaluation and instruction.

  • Messer
  • HGC
  • Dugan Meijer