Building Construction Technology

About

The mission of the Building Construction Technology Program is designed to teach dual enrolled high school and adult students skills relating to residential electrical wiring, carpentry, and plumbing. In addition, a core craft skills section will include safety, math, tools, rigging, communications, and employability skills. The program includes a study involving work ethics that incorporates instruction relating to proper workplace attendance, character, teamwork, appearance, attitude, productivity, organizational skills, communications, cooperation, and respect.

Overview

Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 20 Months
Clock Hours 2,160
Class Type
Credentials
Total Tuition/Fees $6,405.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $1,362.58

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Carpenter Helper Certificate431Certificate
Carpenter Diploma1296Diploma
Plumber Helper Certificate (Certificate award for completion of 432 hours 4th trimester only)1728Certificate
Electrician Helper Certificate (Certificate award for completion of 432 hours 5th trimester content only)Certificate
General Construction Diploma2160Diploma

Campus Locations

TCAT Hohenwald at Columbia Central High School
921 Lion Parkway
Columbia, TN 38401

Job Duties

Construct, erect, install, and repair structures and fixtures of wood, plywood, and wallboard, using carpenter's hand tools and power tools.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 9,940

Current job openings per year: 1,040

Instructors

Tom Knickerbocker

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