Construction Technology 101

This course is a comprehensive study of the principles of Construction Technology. It applies the concepts of modern carpentry, engineering and technology, utilizing the framework of green and sustainability to residential and commercial construction. This is an introductory course intending to define and apply basic principals of building and how to incorporate high efficiency, high performance, sustainability, recycling and environmental stewardship into each stage. Specifically, this course will cover topics such as plans, specifications and codes, building layout, footings and framing, roofing and insulation, all focusing on the most efficient and sustainable processes identified through best practices in the industry.
Primary Material Type:
Other Material Types:
Case Study, Quiz/Test, Workshop and Training Material
Alpena Community College
Construction, Green Building, Building Codes, Sustainability, Carpentry

Industry / Occupation

Industry Sector:
Construction -- Construction of Buildings (236)
Construction and Extraction Occupations (47-0000)

Education / Instructional Information

Instructional Program:
Construction Trades (46)
Credential Type:
  • Certificate
Educational Level of Materials:
  • 1st year Community College or equivalent
Time Required:
16 weeks
Interactivity Type:
Mix of Active and Presentation
Course Note:
Construction Technology - Green Building Certificate


Accessibility Features:
  • Text Access - Text to Speech
  • Text Adjust - Compatible
  • Text Adjustment - Adjust Font and Colors
  • Reading Layout - Reflow the Text
  • Reading Layout - Page numbers match printed material
  • Reading Layout - Reflow the Text
  • Reading Order - Digital resource layout
  • Structural Markup - Navigation Text
  • Table Markup
  • Hyperlinks Rendered As Active
  • Colors Compatible With Assistive Technology
  • Contrast Ratio of at Least 4.5:1.
  • Language - Markup
  • Non-Decorative Images Have Alt Text

Copyright / Licensing