Mar 30, 2023  
2020-2021 Lane Community College Catalog 
2020-2021 Lane Community College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Construction Technology, 1-yr Certificate

Length: One year, 46 credits

Program Contacts

Estimated Cost: $7,382

  • Books - $774
  • Program-Specific Fees - $225
  • Resident Tuition and General Student Fees - $6,383

Tuition and fee estimates are based on the prior academic year’s rates. Course fees may change during the year. Learn more and view updated tuition and fee information at

Learning Outcomes

The purpose of this program is to train students in the technical skills and knowledge of the construction industry. The graduate of this program can expect to work in the residential and commercial building construction field.

Students who complete this program will be able to:

  • Demonstrate basic carpentry skills for the construction industry.
  • Cut, fit, and assemble wood and other materials for building construction.
  • Demonstrate and use industry safety standards.
  • Use blueprint reading skills necessary to the profession.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of laser level and field elevations.
  • Enter the workforce in the field of construction.

Program Requirements

General Education

GENERAL EDUCATION courses must be completed with a grade of C- or better, or Pass.

Writing (3-4 credits) - Complete one of the following:

Math (4-5 credits) - Complete one of the following:

Human Relations (3-4 credits) - Complete one of the following:

Program Core Courses

PROGRAM CORE courses must be completed with a grade of C- or better, or Pass. Students must complete 5 credits each of CST 118A, 118B and 118C, for a total of 15 credits.


  • This program is fully contained in the Construction Technology, AAS  degree
  • This program follows the Certificate of Completion Requirements   unless otherwise specified.
  • A high school diploma or equivalent is recommended for all applicants to this program.
  • Cooperative Education (Co-op): In certain circumstances, Co-op experience may be substituted for major coursework. For more information, please see your Academic Advisor or Program Coordinator.