Building Construction Technology


The mission of the Building Construction Tech­nology is to provide theory and hands-on train­ing that will qualify students for employment or advancement in building construction. Students erect framework including subflooring, sheathing, partitions, floor joists, studding and rafters. The curriculum also includes building preparation for trimming, installing molding, wood paneling, window sash, door frames, doors and hardware, as well as building stairs and laying floors.



Information Detail
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 $1,501.24

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Carpenter Helper 432Certificate
Plumber Helper432Certificate
Electrician Helper 432Certificate
General Construction2160Diploma

Campus Locations

Main Campus
550 Alabama Ave.
Memphis, TN 38105


First Trimester: 
Technology Foundations
Construction Math & Measure
Tools and Materials
Career Skills
Plans Codes and Layout
Second Trimester: 
Drying In
Third Trimester: 
Interior Systems
Finish Carpentry
Fourth Trimester: 
Project Management I
Plumbing Safety and Tools
Pressure Systems
Drain, Waste and Vent
Fifth Trimester: 
Project Management II
Electrical Safety and Tools
Electrical Rough In
Electrical Finish

Books and Supplies Lists


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