Building Construction

Prerequisite: Students should have mastery of measuring, reading, arithmetic and computation skills. They should also be familiar with a full-function calculator in order to perform basic mathematical operations and to perform calculations using fractions and decimals.

The Building Construction program provides instruction and practice in the principles of residential construction. Students build scale and full-size buildings, perform building tasks in the Augusta community, and study related information in the classroom. Students successfully completing the Building Construction course of instruction and work activities will be qualified for entry-level positions in construction, retail lumber, and related fields. This program helps build a firm foundation for furthering education in building technology programs at community colleges.

Certifications Offered:
OSHA 10 hour

College Credit Opportunities:
Dual Enrollment with: Central Maine Community College