Building Trades and Construction Design Technology

Focus your skills in building trade and construction design field.

Exciting Career Fields: Carpentry . Masonry . Electricity . Plumbing . Air Conditioning

Students receive training in carpentry and installation of drywall, and basic skills in HVAC, plumbing fixtures, electrical components, concrete and masonry. Training in construction OSHA, are part of this program. Students learn through classroom, shop and laboratory activities.

Potential Earnings

$12 - 25 per hour.

Fees and Tuition
Building Trades and Construction Design Technology

OCP: A / Course: BCV0080

Title: Building Construction Assistant

Length: 450 hours


OCP: B / Course: BCV0081

Title: Carpentry and Masonry Technician

Length: 150 hours


OCP: C / Course: BCV0082

Title: Electrical and Plumbing Technician

Length: 150 hours


OCP: D / Course: BCV003

Title: Building Maintenance Technical

Length: 150 hours

Estimated Program Costs:


Total Tuition & Fee Detail


$2,628.00 - Florida Resident Tuition

($2.92 x 900 hours)

$250.00 -Lab Fees (Per Semester)

$50.00 Registration Fees

$3,178 Tuition & Fees Total for program


Textbook Estimated Cost:

$227.00 (Full Textbook listing in front office)

Industry Certifications

Royal Preston
Building Trades Instructor

The Building Trades and Construction Design Technology class built 2 beautiful tiny houses in the 2018-19 school year! The student-built houses are done with meticulous detail and look fantastic. We can’t wait to see what the class does next year! Click the photo cube to see more.

Advisory Council Members

  • Robert Fisher - Signature Builders

  • Zorlo Fermin - Tony’s Handyman Service

  • Mark Borgen - MB Construction of Destin

  • Walter Knochenmus - Walt Works

  • Kevin Reeves - Legacy Cabinet

Director:  Kelly Hayes

Assistant Director: Jon Williams

Assistant Director: Scott Huerkamp

Phone: 850-833-3500

Fax: 850-833-3466

1976 Lewis Turner Boulevard

Fort Walton Beach, Florida 32547

Main Office Hours:

Monday - Thursday: 7am - 5pm

Friday: 7am - 2pm