In this field you can work as a journey-level carpenter, general contractor, specialty trade contractor or independent contractor in light or heavy construction as well as many other related trades in the construction industry.
Instruction involves off-campus sites that may vary each term. Different projects are reviewed to fit the nature of work and desired skills you seek.
Employment opportunities are expected to remain high. One-fourth of the workers in this profession are self-employed.
What's the Construction Technology program at Lane like?
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One Year Certificate of Completion
Gainful Employment Disclosure
Standard Occupational Classification: 47-2061.00
For a profile of this occupation go to the U.S. Department of Labor's O*Net website: Construction Laborers
Or check on these O*Net Related Occupations: Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble SettersHow many students completed the Construction Technology 1-year Certificate in 2013-14?
In academic year 2013-14, 27 students completed this certificate.
What was the on-time graduation rate for these students?
Of students who completed this certificate in the 2012-13 academic year, 59.3% completed on time.
NOTE: The federally required method for calculating this rate assumes students will enroll full-time, declare a major immediately, and enroll in it continuously until certificate completion. In reality, many community college students attend part-time, explore several majors, stop out for a term or more, change majors, or brush-up academic skills to be better prepared for college level courses, affecting this narrowly defined on-time graduation rate.
How many jobs are forecast in this occupation between 2010-20?
Lane County: 6; Statewide: 75
What wages are forecast for this occupation?
Lane County hourly average - $41.15; annual average - $85,599
Oregon hourly average - $40.53; annual average - $84,304
How much will the program cost?
(Estimates based on 2013-14 data for full-time students. Students attending part-time will incur additional term fees. Consult Lane's website for updated tuition and fees.)
- Resident tuition and student fees - $5,189
- Differential fees - $0
- Books, supplies, other program costs - $1,265
- On-campus room and board - Not offered
- Total estimate - $6,454
Explanation of costs: www.lanecc.edu/esfs/credit-fees-and-expenses
What is the median loan debt incurred by students who completed the program in 2012?
Federal loans - 2,311
Private loans - Not available
Institutional financing - $0