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Construction Technology: Residential FAQ's

Construction Technology: Residential

Just the Facts

Program Start Term: Fall Only
Program Length: 2 Semesters, 1 Summer
Award: Diploma

Average Class Size: 30
Part-Time or Full-Time: Both
Program Courses Offered: Day
Program Locations: Council Bluffs Campus

Q:

What makes this program unique compared to other Construction technology programs?
 

A:

This program is very hands-on, and our students have a unique opportunity to build homes for Habitat for Humanity.
 

Q:

What is the job placement rate for this program?
 

A:

97% of graduates are employed in the field.
 

Q:

Are there scholarship opportunities for this program?
 

A:

The Iowa Western Foundation awards more than $1.5 million per year in scholarships. Visit our Scholarship Page for more information.  In addition to Foundation scholarships, The Building Trades Club highly promotes applying for the scholarships available through the following outside organizations: National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), Home Builders Association of Iowa (HBAI), Metro Omaha, Builders Association (MOBA), Associated General Contractors of America (AGCA), Associated General Contractors of American - Nebraska Building Chapter, Council Bluffs Building Trades Association.
 

Q:

Are there additional fees for this program?
 

A:

Students are required to purchase carpenter tools at a discounted rate, which is approximately $310.
 

Q:

What are the admissions requirements?
 

A:

All Iowa Western students are required to submit an Application for Admission, complete placement testing, and submit official copies of high school and college transcripts. For more information on admissions requirements, visit our Admissions page