Building Construction Technology


Starting Fall 2019 trimester TCAT Nashville will be offering Building Construction Technology at both the Nashville Campus and the Portland Campus.   If your are interested in attending at the new location select the Portland Campus when completeing the application.

Building Construction Technology is designed to provide basic knowledge and applicable skills necessary for individuals to work in the building construction industry. Instruction provided will assist students in obtaining certifications in various construction trades, i.e. carpentry, electrical, plumbing, and masonry.


Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 20 Months
Clock Hours 2,160
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $7,687.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $1,127.00

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Carpenter Helper432Certificate
Electrician Helper (Certificate award for completion of 432 hours)2160Certificate
Plumber Helper (Certificate award for completion of 432 hours)1728Certificate
General Construction2160Diploma

Campus Locations

Main Campus
100 White Bridge Road
Nashville, TN 37209
Portland Campus
602 South Broadway
Portland, TN 37148

Job Duties

Inspect structures using engineering skills to determine structural soundness and compliance with specifications, building codes, and other regulations. Inspections may be general in nature or may be limited to a specific area, such as electrical systems or plumbing.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 1,640

Current job openings per year: 220




Kenton Pleger
(615) 425-5552
Chris Stillwagon
Tim Austin

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