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• Program with hands-on training

• Dual-credit education

• Industry-driven standardized craft training, NCCER

Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attend these programs can be found by clicking the Gainful Employment Disclosure link.

 Gainful Employment Disclosure

Building Construction Technology is a program that will prepare you to enter the growing construction industry. Your hands-on education will encompass project management, sustainable (green) building, construction law, blueprint reading, basic surveying, use of wood building materials, concrete work, weatherization, masonry, correct use of hand and power tools, safety procedures, math skills, painting, and communication skills to help you work with both colleagues and clients.

You can enroll on a full-time or part-time basis, and many courses are offered in the evening to accommodate your work schedule. As a Building Construction Technology student, you are also eligible to join SkillsUSA.

We encourage our students to get involved in challenging programs that help them grow in skills and confidence. SkillsUSA membership provides the opportunity to develop leadership skills, public speaking abilities, organizational proficiency, and demonstration of occupational skills through statewide competitions.

Curriculum and Pathways

Building Construction Technology Overview

At DACC, we ensure that the education you receive is the education that the construction industry needs. DACC uses the most recent curriculum developed by the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER), a not-for-profit education foundation created to develop industry-driven, standardized craft-training programs with portable credentials. Basing the DACC curriculum on NCCER industry-driven standards helps insure our students will be successful in the dynamic construction industry nationwide. DACC's Building Construction Technology program is fully accredited by NCCER.

Remember to consult the DACC Catalog, available online, for more complete information before choosing a program. Certain restrictions, qualifications, and/or fees may apply.

For further information, call (575) 527-7677.