About the Program:
A student in the Building Construction program will be introduced to careers in the commercial and residential building industry. The student will receive training in carpentry, electrical, masonry, plumbing and touch on welding and fabrication skills with emphasis on residential applications. The active participation in theory and practical work results in the yearly construction of a complete modular home on the BCAVTS campus.
Understanding statewide codes and blueprint reading
Framing of floor, wall, and roof systems
Installation of windows and doors
Installation of cabinetry, trim, interior and exterior finishes
Installation of fiberglass and asphalt shingle
Installation of flashing
Hanging and finishing drywall
Installation of drain/waste systems
Installation of fresh water supply systems
Installation of residential electrical systems
Laying brick and block
Recommended High School Courses:
Mathematics - Basic Math, Algebra I and II, Geometry
Computer Basics, Computer Aided Drafting
Physics, Applied Science
AWPT in Arial Work Platforms
All Terrain Telehandler
Telehandler Rough Terrain Truck
National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER)
Articulation Agreements:Triangle Tech, Inc.
Upon successful completion of the NOCTI skill and written exams, students may receive six technology credits from Butler County Community College’s Industrial Management Technology program.