Building Construction Technology-Lawrence Co. Graduates Only!

About

Adult admission is limited to approved graduates of the Lawrence Country School System in May of the same year with immediate enrollment required by the Fall trimester. 

The mission of the Building Construction Technology Program is designed to teach dual enrolled high school and adult students skills relating to residential electrical wiring, carpentry, and plumbing. In addition, a core craft skills section will include safety, math, tools, rigging, communications, and employability skills. The program includes a study involving work ethics that incorporates instruction relating to proper workplace attendance, character, teamwork, appearance, attitude, productivity, organizational skills, communications, cooperation, and respect.

Overview

Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 20 Months
Clock Hours 2,160
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $6,405.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $1,512.00
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Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Carpenter Helper Certificate432Certificate
Carpenter Diploma1296Diploma
Plumber Helper Certificate (Certificate award for completion of 432 hours 4th trimester only)1728 Certificate
Electrician Helper Certificate (Certificate award for completion of 432 hours 5th trimester content only)Certificate
General Construction Diploma2160Diploma

Adult admission is limited to approved graduates of the Lawrence County School System in May of the same year with immediate enrollment required by the Fall trimester.

Campus Locations

North Lawrence Instructional Service Center-Summertown High School
411 College Street
Summertown, TN 38483

Job Duties

Perform tasks involving physical labor at construction sites. May operate hand and power tools of all types air hammers, earth tampers, cement mixers, small mechanical hoists, surveying and measuring equipment, and a variety of other equipment and instruments. May clean and prepare sites, dig trenches, set braces to support the sides of excavations, erect scaffolding, and clean up rubble, debris and other waste materials. May assist other craft workers.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 23,940

Current job openings per year: 2,970

Curriculum/Courses

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

Certifications

State Limited Licensed Electrician (LLE) Exam
State Limited Licensed Plumber (LLP) Exam

Books and Supplies Lists

Instructors

Talmadge Austin
931-964-4406

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