Construction Technology: Finishing Skills

Construction Technology

This certificate emphasizes techniques involved in the building of residential and light commercial structures in terms of finish work. Students complete hands-on competency-based training in interior finish work and installation at a student building project.

Award: Certificate
Credits: 13.5
Locations: Calmar, Peosta
Entry: Spring

Paying for the Program

$2,673*
Financial Aid Eligible

Out-of-State Tuition & Fees: $2,997*
Program Supplies: $600 - 800

Financial Aid Info

Career Outlook

$22,331 - 74,109

Estimated annual salary range for Construction Technology graduates based on EMSI. Salary range represents 10th percentile - median annual wage for related occupations ​within a 100-mile radius from the center distance between Calmar and Peosta Campuses.

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  1. Apply for admission.
  2. Submit official high school, high school equivalency and/or college transcripts to the Admissions Office of the campus you plan to attend.
  3. Complete ACCUPLACER® reading and writing assessment and ALEKS® math assessment for course placement. Assessments may be waived based on previous college coursework or submission of valid ACT®, ACT Compass® or ALEKS® test scores. ACCUPLACER® scores are valid for three years, and ALEKS® scores are valid for 18 months.
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Spring

CourseTitleCredits
Spring
CON:209 Intro to Drywall 1.0
CON:369 Cabinet Installation 1.0
CON:370 Interior Doors and Hardware 1.0
CON:393 Construction III 3.0
CON:396 Construction Lab III 7.5

The Carpentry programs are recognized by the NCCER (National Center for Construction Education and Research). All Peosta and Calmar Carpentry students will become OSHA certified through Career Safe Online.

Facilities

  • Off-campus Building Site (Calmar)
  • Job Site House Project (Peosta, various locations)
Chris Carlson

Christopher Carlson
Dean of Career and Technical Education

  • Email: carlsonc@nicc.edu
  • Phone: 800.728.7367, ext. 168
  • Location: Peosta

Brian Ondrashek
Carpentry Instructor

  • Email: ondrashekb@nicc.edu
  • Phone: 800.728.2256, ext. 480
  • Location: Calmar