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TR-1400N

Building Construction Technology (BCT) Worker

Online Certification Training

Learn about scaffolding, drywalling, roofing, HVAC and electrical concepts, and develop the precision, teamwork, and physical strength required to become a Building Construction Technology (BCT) Worker.

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Program Length
$43,300
Avg. Starting Salary*
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This program is NOT available to residents of the following states: AL, AR, CO, CT, DC, GA, IN, KS, KY, LA, MI, MO, NM, NE, NV, OK, PA, RI, SC, TX, UT, WI

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We believe everyone should have access to higher education. With the option to pay in full, break down payments or utilize government grant funding, we help expand that access.

Monthly Payment Options as low as $173 Payment Plans for Every Student

Talk with an Education Consultant to pick the perfect payment plan, from paying in full to installments with interest rates from 0-12%.

Total Tuition $2,000 Pay in Full

The total tuition can be paid immediately or through a number of grant-funded or monthly payment plan options.

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*Students in Maryland are not eligible for MedCerts payment plans but may be eligible for other tuition options. Speak to an Education Consultant for further information.

What Does a Building Construction Technology (BCT) Worker Do?

Building Construction Technology Workers are essential to construction sites, handling tasks like scaffolding, drywalling, roofing, and demolition. They specialize in areas like framing, HVAC, electrical, and plumbing, ensuring projects run smoothly. Ideal candidates are creative, detail-oriented, and team players, with basic math skills and the ability to read blueprints. The physically demanding role requires strength, dexterity, and endurance, using tools like saws and drills. BCT Workers can work locally or travel, adapting to various conditions. This field offers career advancement from apprentice to journeyman and specialized roles, performing duties such as assisting specialized workers, transporting materials, and preparing sites.

1,433,430
Entry Level Jobs in the US
Construction Laborers will see available jobs grow 5% over the next 10 years.
All available job and salary information is from Burning Glass Labor Insights and is updated annually to reflect industry changes.

What You’ll Learn
TR-1400N
Building Construction Technology (BCT) Worker

The TR-1400N: Building Construction Technology (BCT) Worker program at MedCerts prepares students for entry-level residential construction roles. This program equips learners with job-ready skills and credentials for transition into the industry, covering framing, HVAC, electrical, plumbing, interior/exterior finishing and workplace safety.

Students engage in a mix of video lectures, skills demonstrations, interactive 3D simulations, and virtual hands-on practice. The curriculum also includes carpentry basics, trades math, measurements and hot work. An innovative approach using immersive 3D instruction keeps learners engaged and lets them practice in a safe virtual environment.

The program features a Career Exploration Tool, helping learners align their career paths with their interests. Through lifelike 3D simulations, students gain confidence and practical experience in a virtual environment. Graduates earn a "Job-Ready Certificate", providing a strong foundation for entering the workforce.

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  1. Carpentry fundamentals, mathematical concepts, and practical measurements.
  2. Safety protocols including PPE use, hazard communication, and hot work safety.
  3. Tool safety, ladder use, back injury prevention, and heat stress awareness.
  4. Framing techniques for walls, windows, doors, floors, and trussed rafter roofs.
  5. HVAC basics, tools, safety, system types, ducting, and airflow management.
  6. Electrical basics, tools, safety, equipment de-energization, multimeter use, and wire understanding.
  7. Plumbing fundamentals, tools, safety, fixtures, installation techniques, and pipe joining methods.
  8. Interior finishing such as drywall installation, flooring (VCT, sheet vinyl), trim work, painting basics, and repairs.
  9. Exterior finishing that includes roofing (asphalt shingles), siding (vinyl), deck construction, and basic landscaping.
  10. Professional skills like teamwork, communication, customer satisfaction, conflict resolution, and maintaining a positive image.
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Enrollment Requirements

  1. High School Diploma or GED
  2. Web browser with internet connection
  3. A PC/Mac Computer
  4. Course registration & payment

MedCerts-Covered Materials*

  1. Expert-led video-based training
  2. Interactive 3D simulations and virtual hands-on practice
  3. Career Exploration Tool with simulation-based career exploration

*The cost of all materials needed for this program are covered by MedCerts. They are not included in the tuition costs and the student is not liable for any costs or fees related to the above materials.

Required Courses
RC 1010

Explore a Career in Construction

2 hours
Length
Week
Duration

Learn about a career in construction and experience common job duties in 3D simulations. Construction workers are the masters of manual labor. They possess a unique skill set to prepare, operate and construct just about anything according to their clients' desires. Utilizing blueprints as guides for size and design, these professionals create some truly impressive structures with precision and accuracy.

RC 1011

Getting Started

8 hours
Length
Week
Duration

The RC-1011: Getting Started course introduces you to the fundamentals of residential carpentry. Topics include carpentry basics, trades math and practical measurement for the trades. You will also learn about hot work, personal protective equipment (PPE) and hazard communications. This course provides a solid foundation for a successful career in carpentry.

RC 1012

Getting Started

6 hours
Length
Week
Duration

The RC-1012: Safety course focuses on essential safety practices for residential carpentry. Topics include hand and power tool safety, ladder and fall safety, and back safety and injury prevention. You will also learn how to prevent slips, trips, and falls, recognize and prevent heat stress, and ensure roofing safety. This course equips you with the knowledge to maintain a safe working environment in the carpentry industry.

RC 1013

Framing

5 hours
Length
Week
Duration

The RC-1013: Framing course provides comprehensive training in residential carpentry framing. You will learn techniques for framing exterior walls, windows, and doors, as well as floors and trussed rafter roofs. This course equips you with the essential skills needed for effective and accurate framing in various construction projects.

RC 1014

HVAC for Construction

7 hours
Length
Week
Duration

The RC-1014: HVAC for Construction course introduces you to the essentials of HVAC in the construction industry. Topics include understanding HVAC systems and their parts, basic HVAC tools, and safety practices. You will also learn about HVAC ducting and airflow. This course provides the foundational knowledge needed to integrate HVAC considerations into construction projects effectively.

RC 1015

Electrical for Construction

9 hours
Length
Week
Duration

The RC-1015: Electrical for Construction course covers the essential electrical concepts for the construction industry. You will learn about fundamental electrical concepts, the use of electrical tools, and important safety practices, including lockout/tagout procedures. The course also teaches you how to use a multimeter and understand wire types and sizes. This comprehensive training ensures you are well-prepared to handle electrical aspects in construction projects.

RC 1016

Plumbing for Construction

9 hours
Length
Week
Duration

The RC-1016: Plumbing for Construction course provides a thorough understanding of plumbing within the construction industry. You will learn how plumbing systems work, become familiar with basic plumbing tools, and master essential safety practices. The course also covers an overview of plumbing fixtures, their installation, and plastic joining methods. This training equips you with the skills necessary for effective plumbing work in construction projects.

RC 1017

Interior Finishing

7 hours
Length
Week
Duration

The RC-1017: Interior Finishing course provides comprehensive training in interior finishing techniques. You will learn about drywall installation and repair, flooring with VCT tile and sheet vinyl, interior finish and trim work, and painting basics. This course equips you with the essential skills needed to complete high-quality interior finishing projects in residential construction.

RC 1018

Exterior Finishing

4 hours
Length
Week
Duration

The RC-1018: Exterior Finishing course covers essential techniques for exterior finishing in residential construction. You will learn about roofing with asphalt shingles, installing vinyl siding, building decks, and basic landscaping. This course provides the skills needed to complete high-quality exterior finishing projects.

RC 1019

Industry Certifications

10 hours
Length
Week
Duration

The RC-1019: Industry Certifications course prepares you for the OSHA 10-Hour Construction Industry certification, available in both English and Spanish. This certification enhances your safety knowledge and credentials, ensuring you are well-equipped for the construction industry.

TR 1011

Workplace Professionalism

5 hours
Length
Week
Duration

The TR-1011: Workplace Professionalism course equips you with essential skills for success in any professional environment. You will learn how to work effectively on a team, communicate efficiently, avoid callbacks, deal with difficult customers, and maintain a professional image. This course ensures you are well-prepared to handle workplace challenges with confidence and competence.

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RC 1010 Week
RC 1011 Week
RC 1012 Week
RC 1013 Week
RC 1014 Week
RC 1015 Week
RC 1016 Week
RC 1017 Week
RC 1018 Week
RC 1019 Week
TR 1011 Week
Total Program Duration 0 Week

Eligible Certifications

Building Construction Technology (BCT) Worker

Job Opportunities

Building Construction Worker

$0 – $0*
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Laborer

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Estimated Salary

Construction Laborer

$0 – $0*
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Disclaimers

  1. While MedCerts training and related target certifications may be accepted and/or approved by your state of residency, employers reserve the right to dictate prerequisite education, experience, or certification/licensure requirements for their positions. We strongly advise students to research target job posts from area employers and relevant state requirements, barriers, or restrictions prior to enrollment to ensure eligibility upon graduation.