Building Construction Technology


The Building Construction Technology Program provides the student with the fundamentals of carpentry and block and brick laying. Instruction methods include classroom lecture, audio-visuals and extensive live work projects on actual construction projects.


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 $4,008.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $850.00

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Carpenter Helper432Certificate
Carpenter Diploma1296Diploma

New students enroll every month as space is available.

Campus Locations

Main Campus
910 Miller Avenue
Crossville, TN 38555

Job Duties

Construct, erect, install, or repair structures and fixtures made of wood and comparable materials, 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: 11,420

Current job openings per year: 1,240


First Trimester: 
BCT 0001 Worker Characteristic
BCT 1011 Safety
BCT 1012 Technology Foundations
BCT 1020 Construction Math & Measure
BCT 1031 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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