The Construction Technology program offers courses of study in carpentry that are designed to provide students with the skills necessary to gain employment in a related construction or maintenance field.
Carpentry classes meet in on- and off-campus labs designed for the practical study of residential and commercial construction, including blueprint reading, framing and the International Residential Code.
Students must be able to lift 50 pounds. Students may work in various internal and external environments and should be free of chronic respiratory diseases and allergies. Most employers require a valid driver’s license and clean driving record.
Fees: Course fees are published in the Schedule of Classes. These fees cover the cost of tools required for lab activities.
The New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions predicts a continued increase in the demand for construction workers. In recent years, over 90 percent of Construction Technology graduates have obtained employment.