Building Construction Technology

About

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.

Overview

Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time, Part Time
Typical Program Length 20 Months
Clock Hours 2,160
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Scholarship/TN Promise Eligible Yes (see Financial Aid)
Total Tuition/Fees $6,080.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $690.00
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Program Options

Option NameHoursCredentials
Carpenter Helper432Certificate
Framing Carpenter1296Diploma
Finishing Carpenter2160Diploma

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: 12,970

Current job openings per year: 270

Salary Range

$25,600
to
$37,300

Books and Supplies Lists

Instructors

Ricky Smith
931-484-7502

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