Construction Trades Technology

Learn From Professionals With Decades of Experience

The Construction Trades Technology Program (CTT) was developed to teach rural Alaskans the skills to work on local construction projects, with a focus on Alaskan building practices for northern climates. This hands-on training program is taught by professionals with decades of practical experience.

The program offers courses in facilities maintenance, basic carpenty, and sustainable energy, with an emphasis on saving money by doing self home repairs.

Earning an Occupational Endorsement and/or Certificate through the Construction Trades Technology program can assist students in obtaining a construction job or apprenticeship.

Our Curriculum

Courses in the Construction Trades Technology program are delivered in a face-to-face, compressed format and include hands on projects and work related to the construction field. The CTT program offers a consistently scheduled set of courses in Fairbanks each semester. CTT courses can also be held in rural communities, based on interest and request.

Construction Jobs

Construction trades offer reliable and often well-paying job opportunities for a broad range of skillsets. The construction certificate will help prepare you with the skills to get started in construction jobs or an apprenticeship. Graduates of our trade school for construction may go on to future careers as:

  • Carpenters
  • Flooring installers
  • Roofers
  • Plumbers
  • Facility maintenance workers





Construction work salary

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Alaska's construction laborer and helper careers (entry-level construction jobs) pay an average of $52,920 per year. That's more than $15K above the national average for this occupation, making Alaska one of the higher-paying states for construction work.

This training program will also prepare you for apprentice positions in different construction trades. Average annual earnings in Alaska for a selection of these jobs include:

  • Carpenter's helper: $37,280
  • Roofer's helper: $42,090
  • Plumber's helper: $44,490