Building Construction Technology Program / Course
The purpose of this program is to prepare students for employment or advanced training in the building construction industry.
This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Architecture & Construction career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning, and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the Architecture & Construction career cluster.
- Building Construction Helper
- Carpenter Helper
- Electrician Helper
- Brick Masonry Helper
- Roofer Helper
- Painter Helper
Employment of Building Construction Helper is projected to grow 7% from 2020 to 2030.
The average wage for this career in Florida is $17.83 hourly or $37,080 annually.
The entire program is 1050 hours. Certain Adult Education Centers do not offer all components of the program. Full completion of the program may be completed at a Technical College. Students can earn a certificate at the completion of the following Occupational Completion Points (OCPs):
|OCP A||Building Construction Helper||450 Hours|
|OCP B||Construction Technician 1|
construction technician 2
|Total Hours: 1050|
This program offers a broad foundation of knowledge in developing skills in various construction trades, as well as providing a foundation in construction management. Building Construction Technologies is available at the following school (s):
|Miami Coral Park Adult Education Center||Monday – Thursday from 5:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.|
|Southwest Adult Education Center||Monday – Thursday from 5:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.|
Contact Information at the Location:
Additional information can be provided by student services:
|LOCATION||COUNSELOR / REGISTRAR||PHONE NUMBER|
|Miami Coral Park Adult Education Center
|Southwest Adult Education Center
- Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Construction Laborers and Helpers, on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/construction-and-extraction/construction-laborers-and-helpers.htm