Construction Technology

Whether residential, commercial, industrial, or recreational, construction has always played a central role in human life. Western offers courses in Construction Technology that provide students with opportunities to acquire the knowledge, skills, and experience to use wood as a material for residential and light construction systems, as well as for the manufacturing of custom furniture and products. Students learn about the tools, equipment, and processes required to design, construct, and maintain a variety of structures and products, as well as the construction industry’s health and safety standards, and employment opportunities and careers in the various sectors of the industry.