The Construction Technology program is designed to prepare students for careers in the construction industry. The occupational competencies are aligned with the National Center for Construction Education and Research standards. Construction technology includes units of instruction in electrical, plumbing, carpentry, construction math, plans, specifications, and building codes, facilities maintenance, computer-aided drafting, and welding technology. In addition to obtaining technical skills, students completing the program will have also developed competence in advanced critical thinking, career development, applied academics, and leadership skills required for construction technology occupations.
The program uses a delivery system made up of four integral parts: Formal/technical instruction, experiential learning, supervised occupational experience, and the career technical student organization, SkillsUSA. For their own safety, students are expected to wear protective clothing and steel-toed shoes when attending classes. Placement scores in reading, writing, and mathematics sufficient to enter English 098 and Math 098 are required for regular enrollment into the program.
For more information, please view our Student Catalog.
Navajo Technical University is recognized by the National Center for Construction Education and Research as a Certified Accredited Training Education Facility. In cooperation with AGC New Mexico, Navajo Technical University is currently certified to train the following NCCER titles: Carpentry, Construction Technologies, Industrial Electrical, Electrical, Industrial Welding and Core Curriculum.
Construction Technology Requirements (36 Credits)
|General Education Requirements||Credits|
|ENG-105 Applied Technical Writing||3|
|MTH-113 Technical Mathematics II||3|
|NAV-XXX Diné Studies Course||3|
|CMP-101 Introduction to Computers||3|
|Construction Technology Core Courses|
|CT-100 Residential Construction to Carpentry||3|
|CT-102 Introduction to Technical Drafting||2|
|CT-103 Introductory Craft Skills||3|
|CT-104 Concrete and Masonry Construction||3|
|WLD-101 Fundamentals of Welding||3|
|CT-108 Residential Plumbing||2|
|CT-109 Residential Electric||2|
|CT-110 Advanced Residential Construction and Carpentry||3|
|WLD-130 Introduction to GMAW MIG / FCAW||3|
|Total Required Credit Hours||36|
Alvin Allen, Assistant Master Technical Instructor of Construction Technology
A.A.S., Welding Technology, New Mexico State University
Certificate, Veterinary Technology, Crownpoint Institute of Technology
Certificate, Welding, Rocky Mountain Testing, LLC
NCCR Construction Technology Instructor
Certificate, Plumbing, San Juan College
Ronaldo Ramirez, Associate Master Technical Instructor of Construction Technology
B.S., Industrial Education-Automotive Technology, De La Salle University, Phillipines
Certificate, Automotive Technology, Emilio Aguinaldo College