Building Construction Technology


The Building Construction Technology Program provides the student with the fundamentals of carpentry, residential electrical wiring, residential plumbing, and block and brick laying. Instruction methods include classroom lecture, audio-visuals and extensive live work projects on actual construction projects.To develop skills, attitudes and proper working habits that will enable the student to make an intelligent entry into the building construction technology field. To provide opportunities for the student to learn the standards, codes, and regulations governing the phases of the general building construction field. To develop within the student certain ethics that will cause them to realize the importance of quality workmanship to the customer.

Class Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 2:30 PM


Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 20 Months
Clock Hours 2,160
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $7,942.37
Textbook/Supplies Cost $1,537.37

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Carpenter Helper432Certificate
Plumber Helper1728Certificate
Electrician Helper432Certificate
General Construction2160Diploma

Campus Locations

Clarksville Campus
135 International Blvd
Clarksville, TN 37040

Job Duties

Perform tasks involving physical labor at construction sites. May operate hand and power tools of all types air hammers, earth tampers, cement mixers, small mechanical hoists, surveying and measuring equipment, and a variety of other equipment and instruments. May clean and prepare sites, dig trenches, set braces to support the sides of excavations, erect scaffolding, and clean up rubble, debris and other waste materials. May assist other craft workers.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 23,940

Current job openings per year: 2,970


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