Build A Bright Future in the Construction Industry
The Building Construction Technology program at Western Piedmont Community College gives you training in basic construction concepts and techniques plus the opportunity to develop skills in areas such as electrical wiring, plumbing, construction materials, HVAC, solar technology, and green building.
You will learn how to read blueprints, estimate costs of construction, and how to manage projects, plus have hands-on training in various styles of construction while you are enrolled in the program
So where can I work?
An Associate in Applied Science Degree in Building Construction Technology from WPCC is a 2-year program that prepares you for an entry-level position in any general construction setting. You could qualify for management positions such as supervisor, superintendent, project coordinator, project planner, estimator, or inspector as your career progresses.
Our certificate programs in carpentry and construction trades provide opportunities to rapidly get skills to find a job or improve your knowledge on specific topics in the construction industry. The Light Construction Diploma is a 1-year program that gives you the basics you need for a job in the construction industry.
Statistics from ONET Online suggest that the salary (median to high) range for construction workers in North Carolina is from $9 to $18 per hour, $18,670 to $38,790 per year.
What You Will Study
The Building Construction Technology program at WPCC offers the following options for an Associate in Applied Science Degree, a Diploma, and two Certificate offerings:
Find Your Way at WPCC!