Building Construction Technologies

Program Details

Short Description:

This program focuses on both commercial and residential construction techniques; reading plans and specifications; and developing trade skills in carpentry, masonry, electricity, plumbing and air conditioning. Residential and Commercial Construction industries. Carpentry, drywall, basic HVAC, plumbing, electrical, concrete, masonry, windows. Trains in forklift, OSHA standards. Building Inspectors, Builds Tiny Houses, and other structures on site at school.

Program Content:

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 and 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 and Construction career cluster.

The content includes but is not limited to applying construction techniques; reading plans and specifications; and developing trade skills in carpentry, masonry, electricity, plumbing and air conditioning.

Certification/Licensure:  NCCER Core, NCCER Cabinetmaking, NCCER Carpentry and Masonry, NCCER Electrical and Plumbing, NCCER A/C Painting and Construction Equipment

CTSO: SkillsUSA and/or HOSA are the approved cocurricular career and technical student organizations which provide activities for students as an integral part of the instruction by providing leadership training and reinforcing specific career and technical skills.

Articulation: May be available toward credits at Florida public colleges/universities.
Speak with a career counselor for more information.

Start Date:

August, January


Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Program Length:

Full-time 1050 hours – approximately 8 months full-time to complete.

Program’s OCP (Occupational Completion Points)


Course Number: BCV0400

Course: Building Construction Helper

450 hours


Course Number:

Building Construction Technician 1
Building Construction Technician 2

300 hours
300 hours


MTC Main Campus, 6305 State Road 70 East, Bradenton, FL 34203

1. Apply to MTC at Submit your application to access your “To-Do List.” You are not accepted into the program after applying, you must complete your do list.
2. Complete your “To-Do List” at

Note: The Basic Skills Assessment must be taken within 6 weeks of your admit date unless exemption criteria have been documented per State Statute. For exemption information, see the Student Handbook located here:

Program #C100100 CIP# 0646041506

Estimated Tuition, Lab, and Fees (includes $60.00 administrative fee)


Additional Fees Due Prior to Pre-Admittance

Application Fee







Additional Required Items (Outside Vendor)

Safety glasses – estimate


25’ Tape Measure – estimate


Estimated Total Cost of Program


*Uniforms may be covered, for Pell eligible students once aid has been applied to all tuition & fee charges. Prices are subject to change.

Financial aid available depending on student’s eligibility.

All pre-admission fees are non-refundable and not covered by Financial Aid.

Prices are subject to change.
Annual fees (charged each academic year from July 1—June 30).
Estimated textbook. Current book list and prices.
Tuition is $2.92 per hour for Florida residents. Tuition is $11.71 per hour for Non-Florida residents.

Visit MTC Financial Aid page for more information.

Florida Department of Education: Curriculum Framework (.pdf)

Possible Careers and Outlook:
49-9071 – Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

Program Video

Testimonial Video

Program Facts

Job Placement Rate



1050 hrs (10 mos)


Main Campus


On-Campus: Full-time



Ready to Start Your Career? Have Questions?

Roderick Mitchell

Career Counselor

6305 State Road 70 East, Bradenton, FL 34203
Call   941.751.7900 x 46032
or schedule an appointment: