Students work closely with those from Electrical & Electromechanical and HVAC-R to build a house every other quarter.
The world of construction is a fascinating and challenging profession that allows workers to be creative, yet improve on their skills and abilities. For decades, SCC has recognized that the construction industry plays a major role in the construction of single-dwelling homes as well as multi-dwellings designed for the comfort and pleasure of everyday living. Other aspects of construction include light commercial and commercial applications. Highly skilled construction technicians are needed in all aspects of the construction industry, including concrete and masonry, drafting and estimating, carpentry, finish, and trim. This ever-growing industry relies upon the skills and talents of those constructing our futures. Opportunities for long-term employment, consistent working hours, increasing job responsibilities and wages are available to those who enter this great profession. Construction is a skill that is needed worldwide.
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SCC’s Building Construction Technology program is a six-quarter (18-month) program. Students are on campus participating in lecture/lab courses during all six quarters of their instruction. A key component of the program is building a new house from the planning stages to the final finishing touches. Since the first house was constructed decades ago, students in the program have built more than 90 homes. Students in the Fall and Spring quarters construct the homes, which are auctioned off after the quarter ends. The program is fully accredited by the state of Nebraska and by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
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