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Building Construction Technology

Baltimore Construction Trades Training

The Building Construction Technology Program at North American Trades School (NATS) teaches students in the residential construction and remodeling fields. The building trades industry has seen growth recently and is on pace to continue growing in the coming years, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Students of the program will learn the necessary skills in:

  • Estimating
  • Print reading
  • Drywall
  • Exterior finishing
  • Framing
  • Masonry
  • Plumbing
  • Carpentry
  • Door and window installation

Graduates of the Building Construction Technology Program will be qualified for entry-level positions in construction, carpentry, roofing, and more.

Location: 6901 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, Maryland 21244

Length: 39 weeks

Cost: $19,525 if completed on time

Schedule: The Building Construction Technology Program is available for weekday but not evening classes.

Upon Completion: Students will be eligible to earn their Ramset Powder Actuated Tool (PAT) license and OSHA 10 Safety certification.  

NATS Building Construction Curriculum

NATS’ Building Construction Technology Program teaches students in the residential construction and remodeling fields. The training begins in the classroom, so students fully understand the main concepts and theories before moving into the lab instruction. In the hands-on lab portion, students will apply the classroom knowledge and use mathematics to build structures in the lab. Building the structures will allow students to thoroughly apply the concepts learned in each program area.

Job Opportunities After Graduation

Students who graduate from the Building Construction Technology Program will have opportunities in various construction and carpentry careers. Graduates will be prepared to work on construction sites and residential construction/carpentry projects such as drywalling, roofing, exterior siding, and more. The career services team at NATS can help students with networking, resume building, and connecting them with employers in the area. Visit the Job Placement page to learn more about job opportunities and career services.

If you’d like to learn more, give us a call at (410) 298-4844 or visit our Contact Us page!