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Admissions

Welcome to Southwest Adult Education Center. Our administration, faculty, and staff are committed to providing you with the support you need to successfully reach your educational goals. Our focus is to continue to provide excellent academic and Career and Technical Education programs. These programs will prepare you to meet your goals and be more competitive in the workforce. With the Career Pathways program, counselors and case managers will guide all Adult General Education (AGE) students to reach new levels of achievement and success.

As a Southwest Adult Education Center, you are encouraged to enter our doors with the highest expectations of yourself and to be prepared for academic gains and personal growth. Our administrators, instructors, counselors and case managers are all here to answer any questions or concerns and to ensure that you have a pleasant, rewarding, and successful educational experience.

Wages and Job Outlook of Technical Programs

Building Construction Technology

Building Construction Technology

This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Architecture & Construction career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning, and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the Architecture & Construction career cluster.

The content includes but is not limited to developing skills in various construction trades, as well as providing a foundation in construction management.

Duties

  • Review plans to ensure they meet building codes, local ordinances, zoning regulations, and contract specifications
  • Approve building plans that are satisfactory
  • Monitor construction sites periodically to ensure overall compliance
  • Use survey instruments, metering devices, and test equipment to perform inspections
  • Inspect plumbing, electrical, and other systems to ensure that they meet code
  • Verify alignment, level, and elevation of structures to ensure building meets specifications
  • Issue violation notices and stop-work orders until building is compliant
  • Keep daily logs, including photographs taken during inspections
  • Provide written documentation of findings

Wages and Job Outlook

Hourly Wage:
$27.83

Annual Salary:
$57,880

Job Growth through 2026:
10%

 

 

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