Construction Technology

Construction Technology, formerly known as Carpentry, offers certificates and short-term certificates to those wanting to qualify for an entry-level or better position as a carpenter in residential and commercial construction. The program is taught on the Valley Street Campus.

Credentials available



Heath McDaniel, Valley Street Campus, Gadsden

Dual Enrollment 

Construction Technology is a scholarship-eligible program for Gadsden State’s Dual Enrollment Program. The program is available to eligible high school students. Through Dual Enrollment, students earn both college and high school credits. Eligible students must have at least a 2.0 cumulative GPA. They must be a high school sophomore, junior or senior, and they must have approval from a high school counselor or administrator. Limited scholarships and grants are available!


Employment outlook

  • 2021 Median Pay: $42,260 per year
  • Number of jobs nationwide: 948,500
  • Employment growth projection by 2031: 2%

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Career Opportunities

  • Roof Framer
  • Carpenter
  • Carpenter Assistant
  • Construction Worker