CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY

  • 2 students nailing on roof plywood
  • Students working on a commercial construction project.
  • 2 students cutting some plywood
  • Two students cutting sheet metal.
  • 3 students nailing sheathing to the side of a house
  • Students mounting a piece of metal on ceiling.

Be a Builder.

Students in the Construction Technology program participate in a variety of projects throughout the year, working both with students from other departments at Salina Tech and local contractors.

Along the way, they gain the knowledge and skills necessary to safely perform a wide range of construction-related tasks. From heavy equipment operation, concrete and estimating, to steel framing and finishing, our graduates leave prepared to successfully pursue a career in the construction field of their choice.

They also gain first-hand knowledge of building codes and inspections, how various subcontractors work together, how to work as a team and other real-world lessons.

Program Length Program Cost Degree Earned Expected Salary
9 Months $9,005 Technical Certificate $33,470 – $59,210
Two Years $13,250 Associate Degree $33,470 – $59,210

YOU WILL LEARN

  • Develop a basic understanding and demonstrate the ability to perform the entry level skills in structural framing.

  • Develop a basic understanding and demonstrate the ability to perform the entry level skills in concrete forming and finishing.

  • Develop a basic understanding and demonstrate the ability to perform the entry level skills in interior and exterior finishing.

  • Develop human relation skills and a professional behavior for the workplace including appropriate attire for a business, attendance, and professionalism.

  • Develop an understanding of the importance of work related skills such as:  working independently, teamwork, being shop foreman for a week, following instructions, time management, problem solving and critical thinking.

  • Become proficient in construction math, blueprint reading, and tape measure calculations.

CAREERS

  • Construction Industry

  • Carpentry

  • Plumbing

  • Concrete Forming & Finishing

  • Structural Framing

  • Exterior/Interior Finishing

  • Estimating

  • Heavy Equipment Operation

FACULTY

CONTACT

Contact the CON Enrollment Specialist with any questions, admissions requirements, or to set up program shadowing or tours.

Irma Diaz
785-309-3128
irma.diaz@salinatech.edu