Construction Technology

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?

The Construction Technology program is designed to prepare students for entry level positions in the construction industry.

Residential and light commercial construction applications are taught. This program includes instructional units in blueprint reading, building site layout procedures, foundation systems, light framing construction methods, exterior and interior finish systems, concrete forming systems and construction safety.

Units of instruction are designed to include lecture and practical experience in the lab or on-site projects. This program also offers an excellent prerequisite for students that plan to pursue a career in areas such as construction management, civil engineering or architectural design.

average base pay
Based on research conducted by the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS) in 2016 for the state of Kentucky.
$39,286
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low: $27k med: $39k high: $61k

What are my career options?

Construction Technology Career Median Annual
SalaryBased 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
Dry Waller $35,230
Basic Carpenter $32,924
Acoustical Carpenter $35,230
Residential Roofer $34,077
Residential Site Layout Assistant $32,924
Carpenter Helper $32,924
Construction Forms Helper $32,924
Rough Carpenter $39,286
Residential Carpenter $39,286
Finish Carpenter $39,286
Construction Carpenter $39,286
Construction Technology $39,286

Other Information

Gainful Employment Disclosure Information

This information is provided in compliance with the Federal Gainful Employment regulations. As a public non-profit education institution, we are required to report the following information for certificate and diploma programs that meet gainful employment definitions (beginning July 1, 2011).

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.

 

Program Contact

Joshua Lichtsteiner
Construction Technology
Program Coordinator
502.213.4160
jlichtsteiner0002@kctcs.edu