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Construction Technology

A student uses a circular saw while the instructor looks on.

This two year program stresses career preparation in the building trades with an emphasis on green building techniques.

Through building projects on campus, students are exposed to a variety of construction trades including residential construction, blueprint reading and estimating, building materials and tools, surveying, foundation, floor wall and roof systems, insulation, window and door installation, home electrical wiring, and energy use analysis. Particular attention is paid to modern framing techniques and other “green” building strategies

Students may receive NCCER accreditation, up to twelve articulated credits at FMCC and other local colleges, as well as a technical endorsement on their high school diploma.

The Construction Technology program includes integrated mathematics, providing students with an opportunity to earn math credit towards graduation.

Program Objectives:
  • Prepare students for employment by developing work ethic, problem solving and leadership skills
  • Provide foundation and transition for related college studies.
  • Instill the importance of safety while utilizing equipment and working with others.
  • Develop broadly educated individuals in the environmental construction fields.
  • Promote education, curiosity, and creativity in science.
  • Maintain an atmosphere of student-centered environmental education that enhances the learning and success.
  • National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) accreditation in Core, Site Layout 1 and Carpentry 1.
  • All students complete the OSHA 10-hour safety course.
  • All students receive First Aid and CPR certification.
  • Meet the requirements for articulation credits at Fulton-Montgomery Community College, SUNY Delhi and Alfred State College.