Residential Construction

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The Residential Construction program can help you prepare for a variety of careers in the home building industry. This field needs people with physical abilities and good analytical skills. During the first semester, you will learn the basics of the residential construction industry, including construction safety, construction concepts, blueprint reading, rough framing, and more. The second semester of instruction builds on that background and includes estimating, construction planning, sustainability, energy conservation and more. You will also receive instruction on incorporating green technologies and materials in construction projects and Wisconsin Energy Star Specifications. This program includes plenty of hands-on experience. Your final project will be to help construct a full-scale, high-quality home on an actual job site under the close supervision of an experienced instructor.
Program Name: 
Residential Construction
Program Number: 
31-475-3
Type of Degree/Diploma: 
Technical Diploma
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Employment Snapshot

Median Salary Six Months After Graduation: 
$36,033