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Construction is vital to the success of our communities. Homes, schools, office buildings, community centers and more are built, renovated and remodeled every day across the U.S., thanks to construction laborers, managers and related positions. From construction management to sustainable building planning, construction workers are highly trained to tackle the industry’s challenges and competitive nature. Our Associate of Applied Science and Certificate of Completion program in Construction Technology will prepare you for a successful career through hands-on learning. The program is offered at Sheridan College.
Laborers and workers in all fields of construction are in high demand. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2026, there will be 1,629,000 construction laborer and helper jobs available, an increase of 12% since 2016. The demand for construction managers will increase as well, adding more than 44,000 new jobs from 2016-2026, an 11% increase.
Construction technology professionals build, repair and renovate buildings and structures, as well as plan and coordinate construction activity. Our program includes classes held at construction sites, giving you real-world experience. Earning a Construction Technology degree from Sheridan College can help you pursue higher education or a job in related fields, including:
We are proud to see our Construction Technology graduates advance their careers into management and leadership positions.
NWCCD’s Construction Technology program at Sheridan College is designed to prepare you for real-world positions in the construction field. A successful and highly regarded program, the Construction Technology area of study will provide you the foundational knowledge and the on-site training to join the workforce and become a leader. You will learn the skills of Construction Technology with courses such as carpentry, surveying, job estimation, building design and layout, and project scheduling—all taught by highly skilled and knowledgeable trades-people. As construction workers often work outside in a building environment, many classes will take place outside where you will receive hands-on training.
Our students have excelled in the annual Wyoming SkillsUSA statewide competitions and earned trips to the National SkillsUSA competition in Kansas City and Louisville, Kentucky. Several students finished in the top 10 at the national competition in categories like Cabinet Making and Carpentry.
Our Construction Tech students take advantage of NWCCD’s partnership with Habitat for Humanity to build homes for families.
NWCCD is a leader of career and technical education, earning recognition and awards, including National Outstanding Student of the Year and Faculty of the Year honors from the American Technical Education Association. That commitment to excellence is prevalent in our Construction Technology program at Sheridan College, with faculty dedicated to making sure you have the skills and training to compete and thrive in today’s construction fields. You will learn everything from carpentry to surveying, preparing you to launch your career as a construction technology professional.
As a student, you will have access to our strong community partnerships. The Construction Technology program partners with the Big Horn Home Builders Association and Habitat for Humanity of the Eastern Bighorns to provide hands-on learning opportunities for you. Small class sizes, personalized instruction, on-site construction training and access to industry-learning tools will enhance your college experience at Sheridan College.
Trained construction workers are in high demand. Where will your degree take you?