Construction Technology Program
Construction technology is dedicated to providing quality learning opportunities in a supportive environment where construction students can learn new skills or improve existing skill levels. Construction technology at UAS provides the knowledge, tools and experiences that enable students to attain employment, develop professionally and experience personal growth and enrichment.
Ketchikan Construction Technology
The University of Alaska Southeast Ketchikan Campus partners with the community to meet the needs of the residential construction industry in the area. The Ketchikan Construction Academy is a partnership between UAS Ketchikan, Southern Southeast Alaska Building Industry Association, Ketchikan Job Center, Ketchikan Indian Community and Ketchikan Youth Initiative. The Academy offers free construction technology training to qualified accepted applicants each Spring. Applications for this program are available here.
Students in the KCA complete coursework to qualify for the Occupational Endorsement in Residential/Light Construction.
Sitka Construction Technology
The Residential Light Construction Occupational Endorsement program at the UAS Sitka Campus provides an excellent opportunity for students to learn new skills (or to improve existing skill levels) in a supportive environment. Students completing the courses will possess the knowledge, skills and experiences to attain employment, develop professionally, and experience personal growth and enrichment.
All light construction training courses are held in a state-of-the art construction lab on the campus. Instructors combine classroom lecture and study materials with plenty of hands-on training opportunities to build your skills and experience in a variety of construction techniques.
These courses can also be applied to earning an Associate of Applied Science degree in Construction Technology.