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Building Construction Technologies

Building Construction Technologies - Building Construction Technologies

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 & 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 & Construction career cluster.

Career Opportunities:

  • Building Construction Helper
  • Carpenter Helper
  • Electrician Helper
  • Brick Masonry Helper
  • Roofer Helper
  • Painter Helper

Employment Outlook:

Employment of Building Construction Helper is projected to grow 11% from 2016 to 2026.


The average wage for this career in Florida is $13.98 hourly or $29,080 annually.

Completion Requirements:

The entire program is 1050 hours. Certain Adult Education Centers do not offer all components of the program.  Full completion of the program may be completed at a Technical College. Students can earn a certificate at the completion of the following Occupational Completion Points (OCPs):

OCP ABuilding Construction Helper450 Hours
OCP BConstruction Technician 1
Construction Technician 2
300 Hours
300 Hours
Total Hours: 1050

Location & Course’s Schedule:

This program offers a broad foundation of knowledge in developing skills in various construction trades, as well as providing a foundation in construction management. Building Construction Technologies  is available at the following school (s):

Miami Coral Park Adult Education CenterMonday - Thursday from 5:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Southwest Adult Education CenterMonday - Thursday from 5:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Contact Information at the Location:

Additional information can be provided by student services:

Miami Coral Park Adult Education Center
(305) 226-6565
Andres Trujillo
Vivian Pedroso
Ext. 2266
Ext. 2205
Southwest Adult Education Center
(305) 274-0181
Josefa Rodriguez
Yamile Reyes
Ext. 2243