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Building Trades Technology Certificate


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This certificate curriculum prepares students for employment or advancement in the building and construction industry. A combination of academic and practical instruction provides knowledge and skills that are necessary for success in these professions. Credits may also be applied to the Building Trades Technology AAS degree.

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, a student will be able to:

  • Work effectively as a team member with various construction tradespeople and personnel.
  • Describe the construction process as it applies to residential buildings.
  • Perform practical construction skills as it applies to buildings.

Program Advising Guide

Meet with your academic advisor regularly to discuss your academic plans. 


For some positions listed, a bachelor's degree or higher may be required. Use the Career and Program Explorer to see a full report for this career field. See links below chart for further guidance and/or connect with a Program Advisor to discuss career goals.

  • MC Student Employment Services: Speak with the Student Employment Specialist for help with resume writing, interviewing, setting up a College Central Network (CCN)new window account and other job search topics.
  • Career Coach: Explore Career Coach to learn more about this career and/or discover related majors and in-demand careers based on your current interests! Take a Career Assessment and then browse careers and job opportunities in the area.



How To Apply and Register

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