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Construction Technology


This program, offered at Woodward Career Technical High School, provides students with an introduction to the construction field. Students apply architectural and engineering principles to erect residential, commercial and industrial buildings. In the process, they learn how to read construction drawings, use hand and power tools, use personal protective equipment and much more. The skills they gain can be applied to constructing footings and foundations; framing floors, walls, ceilings, roofs and stairs; completing exterior and interior finishes; and repairing, restoring or remodeling existing structures.

This program is ideal for students who:

  • Enjoy bringing architectural designs to life
  • Are good with plans and blueprints
  • Enjoy building and fixing things  

Careers available in the Construction Technology pathway include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Electrician
  • Facility Maintenance Technician
  • HVAC Technician
  • Plumber
  • Power Line Technician
  • Sheet Metal Fabricator
  • Telecommunications Technician
  • Heavy Equipment Operator
  • Project Manager
  • Site Manager
  • Site Safety Coordinator
  • Carpenter
  • General Contractor
  • Drywall Technician
  • Brick, Block, Cement Mason
  • Remodeler
  • Pipefitter
  • Cabinet Maker
  • Structural Engineer

Salary: $21,000–$129,000

Visit Ohio Means Jobs to learn more about Ohio Average Yearly Pay (*U.S. average)

Industry-recognized Credentials

There are a number of industry-recognized credentials for this career area. Some of these include, but are not limited to, the following:

Full list of Ohio Department of Education approved credentials for this career area.

For more information, call or email Michael Turner, Career and Technical Education Manager, at (513) 363-0383.