Building Construction Technology


Building Construction Technology is designed to provide basic knowledge and applicable skills necessary for individuals to work in the building construction industry. Instruction provided will assist students in obtaining certifications in various construction trades, i.e. carpentry, electrical, plumbing, and masonry.


Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 20 Months
Clock Hours 2,160
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $6,865.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $3,200.30

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Carpenter Helper432Certificate
Plumber Helper1728Certificate
Electrician Helper2160Certificate
General Construction2160Diploma

Campus Locations

TCAT-Elizabethton Instructional Service Center
2533 N John B Dennis Hwy
Kingsport, TN 37660
Boones Creek Extension Campus
348 Christian Church Rd
Johnson City, TN 37615


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


Jamel Foster
David Leonard
Michael Briere

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