Construction Technology Program

Program Description: This program provides training in construction safety as it pertains to the OSHA 30 hours course for the construction Industry. This course will cover the basics of the construction industry (NCCER CORE) as well as more advanced hands-on training with fire-resistive construction materials such as brick, block, concrete, steel, and wood frame structures. The structural members of floor and roof systems are discussed as they relate to their intended purpose and what they do under live and dead loads while bearing the stress of fire and suppression activities. Openings such as windows, doors, skylights, and ventilation shafts will also be studied.

Program Course Sequence
Grade Level Course Code Course Name
9 RCS41T

Construction Core 1

9 RCS42T Construction Core 2
10 RCS43T Carpentry 1
10 RCS44T

Carpentry 2

11 RCS65T Solar Photovoltaic Systems 1
11 RCS66T Solar Photovoltaic Systems 2
12 RQS11TY

Construction Internship

Certifications Obtained

OSHA 30 for Construction
NCCER Core National Certification
NCCER Carpentry Level 1 National Certification
NCCER Solar Photovoltaic Systems National Certification

WORK-BASED LEARNING ACTIVITIES
Grade Level Activity
9 - 12 NY Exploring Program provides opportunities for youth to explore careers in a field of their choice. The program offers on-site training throughout the year.
9 - 11 ACE Mentoring Program is a free afterschool program designed to attract high school students to careers in Architecture, Construction & Engineering
9 Solar 1 Training Program is NYC’s Green Energy Education Center. It provides education in promoting urban sustainability in schools. They also have training centers in the city
10 OSHA 30 in Construction & General Industry to receive the country-recognized certification
11 Internship—Partner with CTE Industry Scholars Program to receive a 60-hour internship where you will experience a career in Construction.
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Job Opportunities in Field Salary Range

 

Carpenter

 

$34,000 - $70,000

 

Plumbers
 

$37,000 - $84,000

 

Electrician

$49,000 - $100,000

 

Construction Laborer

 

$30,000 - $74,000

 

Safety Officer

 

$42,000 - $76,000


Construction Manager

$69,000 - $170,000

 

Resident Manager

 

$57,000 - $130,000

 

Industry Partners Post-Secondary Opportunities

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is always looking for people to repair and work on our transit system. They have a high demand for workers with this skill set.


IMTI is a coeducation technical institute that provides apprenticeships for electricians, plumbers, and HVAC mechanics. Their programs are meant to provide training and education in these technical fields that will allow them to meet the job requirements of the modern industry.

The School Construction Authority is the Department of Education’s construction company. They do all of the work to build, maintain and improve the entire school system. They provide internships to students and are always looking for workers.

APEX Technical School expands on your current knowledge in the field and continue your hands-on training. Their construction program is 900 hours and leads to a certificate encompassing carpentry, electrical, plumbing, kitchen & bath remodeling skills


The Edward J. Malloy Initiative for Construction Skills program is a fantastic program that will train graduating students in the area of construction and works closely with the unions. This program is a must for any student interested in working right aŌer high school.


SUNY Delhi has an Associate’s degree program in construction technology and a Bachelor’s degree program for Construction Management. In addition, they have certificate programs specific in electrical, plumbing, refrigeration & welding - all skills that can be very useful to find a career.

Career Development & Occupational Studies
(CDOS) Credential

This credential recognizes students'
preparation for entry-level work through
mastery of the CDOS learning standards.
Students complete a career plan,
employability profile, and 216 hours of
career preparation experiences, including
at least 54 hours of school-supported work-
based learning. The CDOS may be awarded
as a sole exiting credential, earned as an
endorsement to a diploma, or used to fulfill
the +1 option.

Workplace etiquette covered in the program:

Interpersonal skills such as courtesy, manners &

Ability to collaborate

Ability to follow through

Time management

Ability to accept criticism

Ability to interview

People/socialization skills

Ability to grow

Ability to speak publicly

Communication & listening skills

Humility

Ability to write a resume & cover letter

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