Building Construction Technology

About

Now taking application for classes starting in September at our Portland campus.

This program 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.

Overview

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Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 20 Months
Clock Hours 2,160
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $6,230.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $939.00
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Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Carpenter Helper432Certificate
Carpenter1296Diploma
Electrician Helper (Certificate award for completion of 432 hours)2160Certificate
Plumber Helper (Certificate award for completion of 432 hours)1728Certificate
General Construction2160Diploma

Campus Locations

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

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: 1,480

Current job openings per year: 50

Certifications

NCCER

Instructors

Kenton Pleger
(615) 425-5552

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