Building Construction Technology


Completion 90% Placement 78%

The BCT program provides students with basic training in areas concerned with building homes.  As trends and consumer tastes change, builders must be prepared.  This course is designed to prepare the student for this ever changing industry.  The training is based upon fundamental construction techniques with an emphasis on energy efficiency and sustainability.

Class hours are Monday - Friday from 7:45 to 2:15.





Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time, Part Time
Typical Program Length 12 Months
Clock Hours 1,296
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $3,936.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $1,140.00

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Carpenter Helper432Certificate
Carpenter Diploma1296Diploma

New students enroll every month as space is available. An average grade of C or better must be maintained.

Campus Locations

Main Campus
910 Miller Avenue
Crossville, TN 38555

Job Duties

Construct, erect, install, or repair structures and fixtures made of wood, such as concrete forms building frameworks, including partitions, joists, studding, and rafters and wood stairways, window and door frames, and hardwood floors. May also install cabinets, siding, drywall and batt or roll insulation. Includes brattice builders who build doors or brattices ventilation walls or partitions in underground passageways.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 9,940

Current job openings per year: 1,040


First Trimester: 
BCT 0001 Worker Characteristic
BCT 1010 Safety
BCT 1020 Construction Math & Measure
BCT 1030 Tools and Materials
BCT 1040 Career Skills
BCT 1050 Plans Codes and Layout
Carpenter Helper - Certificate 432 Hours
Second Trimester: 
BCT 0002 Worker Characteristic
BCT 2010 Framing
BCT 2020 Drying In
Third Trimester: 
BCT 0003 Worker Characteristic
BCT 3010 Interior Systems
BCT 3020 Finish Carpentry
BCT 3030 Masonry
Carpenter - Diploma 1296 Hours


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