Construction Technology

Program Overview

Build the future you want, literally. Construction is projected to be one of the most highly demanded jobs through 2022, with an estimated 1.4 million NEW craft professionals needed, according to the Construction Labor Market Analyzer, October 2018.

Tri County Tech’s Construction Technology program prepares students to meet that demand and begin a career in the trades. With pathways into carpentry, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, and more, this program provides a foundation of skills that will help you be successful in the industry. Upon completion of the program, students will earn six nationally recognized NCCER (National Center of Construction Education and Research) Level 1 certifications covering all four trades, along with an OSHA 10 certification and forklift license. This program has been approved by the Construction Industry Board of Oklahoma (CIB) for 250 hours of apprenticeship in HVAC, electrical, and plumbing. Gain Entry Level Skills needed to build the future you want, learn proper techniques to be successful in the industry, and start your career as a craft professional.

“My favorite thing about the construction program at Tri County is that we go beyond the textbook, we get exposed to a lot of things out there in the shop” – Adrian P., 2019

Program Courses

Intro to Plumbing
Cooling Systems
HVAC Trade Terms
Construction Site Layout
Carpentry Tool Safety
Walls, Ceilings, & Floors
Building Exterior
Electrical Theory


  • Up to 6 Level One NCCER Certificates, including Core Curriculum, YRGE, Carpentry, Electricity, Plumbing, & HVAC
  • OSHA 10 Certification
  • Forklift License
  • High School Credit

    8 Elective Credits for Full Program

    Career Opportunities

    HVAC Technician
    Controls Technician

    Career Data

    Our Placement Rate 72.73%
    Median Hourly Earnings* $17.95
    Entry Level Education High school diploma

    *Information provided by the 2018-2019 Critical Occupations Data.

    Student Organizations


    SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers, and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. We help each student excel. A nonprofit national education association, SkillsUSA serves middle-school, high-school, and college/postsecondary students preparing for careers in trade, technical and skilled service (including health) occupations. To learn more, visit

    College Credit

    Oklahoma Wesleyan University and Tri County Tech are both committed to providing high-quality educational programs to their respective constituencies. To learn about college credit opportunities, visit below or

    Have Questions?

    Reach out to Braden.

    He’s our High School Student Success Advisor. He’s a master at helping students find their perfect Tri County Tech program. Braden works with the counselors at our partner schools to help students apply to Tri County Tech.

    Braden is available to answer any program and application questions you may have! Ask your counselor about Tri County Tech programs today.

    Braden Schovanec
    High School Student Success Advisor

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