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Construction Technology

Why Choose the Construction Technology Program?

Our Construction Technology students get hands-on experience with residential construction, with the opportunity to build a tiny house from start to finish. This gives them the opportunity to see what they can do and know that they can do it. With the Construction Technology Degree, they also learn Leed Energy Auditor Home Inspection. It includes an overview of sustainable green building models with a focus on energy, indoor health, and natural resources, and also introduces solar energy, water energy, air energy, and geothermal energy. If you love building things and want to learn more about how sustainable building methods and the use of natural energy resources, this is the program for you.

 

How Long It Takes:

Construction Technology AAS-T Degree: 5 Quarters

Construction Technology Certificate: 2 Quarters

Construction Trades Academy Pre-Apprenticeship Program (C-TAPP) Certificate

All program lengths are estimates and are not guarantees.

 

Potential Careers

HOME ENERGY AUDITOR

Median annual pay in Washington:

$76,100 per year.

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CONSTRUCTION APPRENTICE

Median annual pay in Washington:

$29,740 per year.

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Career Pathway

 

This is not a guarantee of employment or a certain wage. Full career data available at careerinfo.net.


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Meet Your Instructors

Jim Quinlan

Bldg 5, Rm 100
253-589-6070
jim.quinlan@cptc.edu


Christopher Saucedo

Bldg 5, Rm 100
253-589-5686
christopher.saucedo@cptc.edu


 

Construction Technology Program Information Sessions occur at 3 p.m. on the second and fourth Wednesday of the month. For more information and a complete schedule of session dates, view our Program Info Session Schedule.

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