Building Construction / Fine Woodworking

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1 or 2 Year Program

Graduate from high school with employability skills related to your educational and career goals

Do you like building things and have an interest in architectural design or job site management? Would you like to design your house? This program will give you skills in rough and/or finish carpentry, cabinet making, architecture, boat-building design and construction management. You will be introduced to all areas of housing design using Chief Architect software plus construction technologies such as solar power, super insulation, cabling adaptations, and moisture control.

In the lab, you will learn how to use hand tools and power tools safely and properly while learning the skills for installation of roof components, exterior/interior finishes, framing, and stair construction.  You will also learn to design, construct and install different types of cabinets.  The latest in computer technology is used for reading and designing building plans while estimating materials and construction costs.  You will have an opportunity to conduct on-line research to discover cutting edge technologies and applications of construction.

Career Paths: Architect, Civil Engineering, Building Construction Tech, Computer Aided Drafter, Construction Aided Crafter, Construction Engineer

3 high school credits for each year and college credits while still in high school

Articulation Agreements:
Central Maine Community College – BCT101 – Intro to Hand & Power Tool Safety
Central Maine Community College – BCT133 – Roofing
Central Maine Community College – BCT134 – Siding
Northern Maine Community College – SAE121 – Industrial Safety

Dual Enrollment Agreements
Eastern Maine Community College – BCT151 – Building Construction Technology
Northern Maine Community College – SAE121 –  Industrial Safety

For a complete list of the Program of Studies Agreements, please click here.

National/State Certification/Licenses
Preparation for  the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) Certification Exams
OSHA 30 Hour General Industry Safety & Health Certificate
American Heart CPR/AED & First Aid Certificates

Colleges and post-secondary programs affiliated with this program include, but are not limited to the following:
University of Maine System
UMaine Community College System
New Hampshire Technical College
Vermont Technical College


Pre-requisites Academic Courses:

  • Algebra 1
  • Introduction to Geometry
  • Ability to read, comprehend, & write at a high school level



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Phone:  (207) 942-5296 Fax:  (207) 942-0776  


 Click here to apply online as soon as possible. Please mention this program specifically in the "Tell us why you are interested in United Technologies Center" online form.


This course meets Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, and Fri from 8:30 am to 1:45 am.


This course is held at United Technologies Center .

Other Information

Course ID: BC