Building Construction

Jerry Haggermaker

Building Construction Instructor

It helps to be:

Interested in building things and working with various tools.  Students should be able to

work well with a team, have strong attention to detail, and have solid math skills.

If you are interested in construction, remodeling or renovation...

see your counselor to enroll today!

   Lab/Shop Fees$25


1st Year Students2nd Year Students3rd Year Students

Carpentry I  #432301

Carpentry II  #432302

Students will learn how to layout buildings and foundations, as well as become familiar with the tools, materials, and basic skills used in construction.


Carpentry III  #432303

Site Preparation  #412102

Students will continue to learn to frame buildings and prepare them for the finishes.  They will also learn how to identify and install various types of exterior finishing materials.


Construction Framing  #412101

Construction Finishing #412103

Students learn how to apply interior finishes and trim, as well as, form concrete and other skills needed in the commercial or industrial side of construction.



Our goal is to provide students with the opportunity to build stackable credentials such as OSHA 10 hour, S/P2 Safety as they nagivate their programs of study. This will make our students more valuable to potential employers. Collision Repair offers the following certification opportunity:

  • NCCER, which includes Core Safety and Carpentry Level I

Students may receive ARTICULATED credit through Calhoun Community College after completing quality assurance criteria in this Career Technical program.

Course: Surface Preparation and Coatings

Students may receive ARTICULATED credit through the Alabama State Community College System after completing quality assurance criteria in this Career Technical program.


  • Construction Basics
  • Construction Basics Lab
  • Floors, Walls & Site Prep
  • Floors, Walls & Site Prep Lab
  • Roof and Ceiling Systems
  • Roof and Ceiling Systems Lab
  • Interior and Exterior Finishes