From carpentry to plumbing, concrete to fine woodworking, from basic to master builder. The OCC Career Advantage Construction Technology program gives you the skills you need to build or advance your career in the construction industry. You can enter the field and start earning as soon as you complete your first certification program and return to OCC for additional certifications to advance in the industry if you’re already working. Carpenters earn a median annual income of $46,000, electricians earn about $54,000 per year and construction managers earn about $92,000. Build your career in construction technology here. Read on to learn how OCC can give you the career advantage.
A sampling of courses for these careers
Blueprint Reading and Drafting
Cabinet Making/Furniture Making & Design
Steel String Guitar Making & Design
Did you know?
More than 5.7 million workers will be needed through 2020 in non-residential construction, yet the expected available construction workforce during this period will only be 4.7 million, resulting in a deficit of at least 1 million workers, according to the Association for Career Technical Education.
Complete one of our certificate programs, and you’ll be well-prepared to enter a career in construction technology.
Build upon your skills if you’re already employed in the field. Or earn an associate degree for even greater advancement opportunities.
In less than 2 years
you can earn:
Certificate of Achievement
Build on your certificate
of achievement with a:
Certificate of Specialization
Or earn your
in under 4 years
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Christina Anchondo, M.S.
CTE Outreach Specialist
Katie Ottoson, M.S.
Counselor, CTE and