Construction Technology

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification, Employment, Measurable skills gain

Method of Delivery

In Person

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours, Weekends

Instructional Program (CIP)

Building Construction Technology/Technician. 460415


A. Course Objective:
Description: The curriculum will introduce and train students in the basic to advanced skills necessary to pursue a career in construction. This course covers foundations, flooring, framing, plumbing, electrical, sheet rock, windows, doors, cabinetry, blue print reading, use of hand tools, heating and cooling, surveying and construction math. Models to full sized partitions are constructed in the shop. Projects at actual job sites are included. Upon completion of this course, students will have the opportunity to test for certification in Forklift Operations, Bobcat Operations, OSHA-10, EPAS certification, first aid/adult CPR certification, Introduction to CEQA. and Certification by the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER). The certification prepares the student to be employed in an entry-level or semi-skilled jobs in the building industry. VACTE provides training, curriculum development and job placement services for the building industry to a targeted group of students.
Competencies to be achieved:
Teamwork, Responsibility, career motivation, decision making skills, communication, leadership, trust and business ethics, organization and planning skills and technical skills in the construction industry.

B. Total Cost of Program (include all costs to student including testing, licensure):
$ 4,075.00
C. Provide a list of all books required for the program (even if cost of books is included in tuition):

D. Provide a list of all supplies required for the program (even if costs are included in tuition):
Steel Toed Work Boots
Leather Gloves
Safety Glasses
Tool Belt/Bags
Framing Hammer 21oz or 24oz
30 Ft. Tape Measure
Carpenters Square/speed square
Set of 3 Chisels
Carpenters Pencils
Pry Bar with cat claws
Utility Knife
Long Sleeve Construction Shirt

E. WIOA Contact for Enrollment Status /Credential Verification:
Name: Bob Weir
Phone number: (928) 634-7131 Ext: 12

F. Direct Website link to the program:
G. Additional information:
• Background check requirements for licensing and background restrictions for working in the occupation:
18 Years or older
• Other requirements needed:
H. Refund Policy (provide a summary if Refund policy is not listed on school website):
Refund Policy is listed on Website.
I. Credentials: (The following questions must be answered along with a supporting explanation for each)
• Industry Recognized: (Developed and offered by, or endorsed by a nationally-recognized industry association or organization representing a sizeable portion of the industry sector)
American Red Cross First Aid/CPR
IVES Core Four Forklift Certification
IVES Loader Certification
The National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) Construction Certification

Nationally Recognized Industry Association or Organization:
The National Center for Construction Education and Research

• Stackable: (Part of a sequence of credentials)
Career Pathway:
8 Arizona Community Colleges offer construction certification in a year and 7 offer a 2-year certification and 10 offer and associated degree
2 Arizona Universities offer a Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management and 1 University offers a Master degree in it.

• Portable: (Recognized in other geographical areas; by other educational institutions; or by other industries/companies)
Yes All industry certificates are portable as well as college certificates and degrees.

• Accredited Curriculum: (This is referring to the course being accredited, not the test or school)
Accrediting Agency and link to website:
Arizona Department of Education Career Technical Education

J. Credential Attainment Rate: Percentage of students in the last 24 months who obtained a postsecondary credential, or secondary school diploma or its recognized equivalent, during participation or within one year after exit from the training program.
100% of the students completed the program and earned secondary school diploma


Program Length (Weeks)




Entrance Requirements



Valley Academy for Career & Technology Education

WIOA Approved Program


Curriculum Competency Based

The National Center for Construction Education and

Training Location(s)

3405 E. State Rte. 89A Bldg. B

Local WIB

12 - Yavapai County Less

Name of Credential

Industry Certification

Type of financial aid offered or have access to


Refund Policy


Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

Yes - Arizona Department of Edcuation CTE

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?


Cost Items

Books (Estimated)


Testing/Exam Fees


In-State/District Tuition


Other Fees

$75.00 Uniform

Out-of-State/District Tuition


Registration Fee


Supplies/Materials/Hand Tools (not included in tuition)


Total In-State Program Cost


Total Out-of-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

25-2032.00Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School
$30.00 per hour
Required Certification: Arizona Department of Education

Provider Status



3405 E. State Rte. 89A Bldg. B, Cottonwood, Arizona 86326

Phone Number

(928) 634-7131

Fax Number

(928) 649-1775

Last Updated

Mar 16, 2023


Feb 28, 2017


Jan 24, 2025

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