Program Description

The Construction Technologies Technical Diploma program is designed for learners seeking foundational knowledge in the construction industry. Learners will gain an understanding of construction methods, estimating processes and construction documentation within the residential building sector. As an Embedded Technical Diploma, this program ladders fully into the Architectural Design & Technology Associate Degree program. Potential occupations include: Project Manager, Carpenter, Product & Pricing Specialist, Estimator, Project Coordinator, Project Supervisor, Sales Support and Carpenter Assistant.

Approximate Cost

$3,818
Tuition: $3214 , Books: $604

Starting Salary

$37,770
Average, according to Economic Modeling Specialists International

Financial Aid

Available

Availability

Courses for this program may be available at a variety of campus locations through multiple modes of delivery if you meet the admission requirements and prerequisites.

100%
at Wausau

* Campus and online availability of courses and programs may be subject to change.

Outcomes

Graduates will be able to…

  • Explore the role of systems approach in construction
  • Apply codes and regulations in construction practices
  • Explain key terms and concepts associated with construction practices
  • Demonstrate basic understanding of estimating construction projects
  • Apply proper management techniques to construction projects
  • Describe best practices in construction methods

Careers

Some of the potential careers graduates can pursue are:

  • Carpenter Assistant
  • Sales Support
  • Project Supervisor
  • Project Coordinator
  • Estimator
  • Product and Pricing Specialist
  • Carpenter
  • Project Manager

Courses

The Construction Technologies Technical Diploma is a 21 Credit program. The following is a typical semester breakdown of the courses within the program.

First Term

ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN 1 3.00
CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY 1 4.00
AUTOCAD 2D FOR ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN 2.00

Second Term

ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN 2 3.00
CONSTRUCTION ESTIMATING 1 3.00
DESIGN & PRESENTATION TECHNIQUES 1 2.00
SKETCHUP FOR ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN 2.00
SURVEYING FOR ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN 2.00

Credit for Prior Learning Available

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Pathways

Pathways are a series of connected programs that enable you to advance over time to better jobs and higher levels of education and training. By earning one degree, you could also be completing several courses of a related program in a pathway, bringing you one step closer to an advanced degree.

Completing the Construction Technologies Technical Diploma Earns You:

Additional Information

Admissions Process

Our application process takes just a few minutes to complete, but we want to make sure you have the things you’ll need on hand to complete the application. We’re here to help if you have any questions while submitting your application.

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What’s Next?

We’ll review your application and let you know if we need anything else. If you’re all set, your acceptance letter will be mailed to you.