Construction Technology

Published: 2/19/2016 4:59 PM

The Construction Technology programs will prepare students for work in the construction industry. 
 
Career Pathways are built with comprehensive coursework ranging from entry level trades through levels of national certification. 
 
Students will train at the career centers, high schools and at real jobsites. Current and traditional building practices are included, while updated and advanced framing techniques, energy efficiency, health and safety, and sustainability methods are emphasized.
 
Construction Pre-Apprenticeship courses are included that focus on new construction, carpentry, and other building trades. Students learn about the tools and techniques used in the construction industries. 
 
The students may gain skills in:
 
  • Air Conditioning Technology
  • Building and Apartment Maintenance
  • Carpentry
  • Electrical Technology
  • Heavy Equipment Sciences
  • Masonry
  • Plumbing

Students are introduced to green building methods and materials. 

Course offerings are intended to promote career ladders for all post-secondary opportunities.  All Construction Technology Programs offer Nationally Recognized Certifications.  Each student must pass both a technical knowledge and a technical performance assesment as proof that they have the skills required by industry.


Glen Borders
Office of Career and Technical Education
300 Sower Blvd., 5th Floor
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 564-4286
Fax (502) 564-4800