Building Trades & Construction Design Technology

Program Content: This program prepares students for employment or advanced training in the building construction industry. Instruction focuses on broad, transferable skills and stresses the understanding of all aspects of the building construction industry to include planning, management, finance, technical and production skills, and underlying principles of technology, labor issues, community issues, health, safety and environmental issues. Students receive training in carpentry and installation of drywall, and basic skills in HVAC, plumbing fixtures, electrical components, concrete and masonry. Training in construction OSHA, fork truck and first aid are part of this program. Students learn through classroom, shop and laboratory activities.

Length of Program: 900 hours – approximately 9 months full-time to complete, approximately 18 months part-time to complete.

Industry Certification: NCCER Carpentry – Level 1, NCCER Carpentry – Level 2

Job Placement Rate: 100%

On-Time Completion Rate: 100%

Download State of Florida Frameworks Sheet: Building Trades & Construction Design Technology

Required Books and Materials: Building Trades and Construction Design Technology

Estimated Total: $5,500*

Location: MTC Main Campus, 6305 State Road 70 East, Bradenton, FL 34203 | 941.751.7900

For More Information: Contact Xela Brutus: 941.751.7900 x 1034, Email


*An additional fee for a uniform, books, supplies and various materials is required. Fees for certifications and/or licensure may or may not be required.

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