Printed on 6/21/2024

Program Availability *

Construction, Residential Building

Locations Summer 2024 Fall 2024 Spring 2025
Some courses may be available at multiple locations.

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Estimated Cost

Costs may not include all books or all materials and supplies. Some textbook costs may be included in the estimated program cost.

Cost based on current tuition and fees
Additional materials and supplies

* Tuition and fees are subject to change. For more details, see Cost of Attendance (PDF).


Proof of HS Completion

Submit a final, official high school transcript, an original diploma or an official copy of GED/HSED Certification Scores. Current high school students must submit an official, in-progress transcript and a final, official transcript or diploma after graduation. You'll find all the details at

Additional Information

You will be required to purchase carpentry hand tools.

Program instruction consists of approximately 20% classroom, 30% lab and 50% on-site construction activities.

Program Outcomes

  • Analyze sustainable building practices
  • Apply industry recognized safety practices and procedures
  • Demonstrate industry building practices and material application
  • Demonstrate personal integrity and a commitment to becoming a responsible building professional as evidenced by active participation in local program affiliated professional builders' groups, trade associations and community volunteer efforts
  • Exhibit the work ethic, cooperation, flexibility and communication skills necessary to contribute to all types of work groups
  • Interpret building codes
  • Interpret construction drawings
  • Use hand and power tools and equipment

Beyond The Classroom

Student Clubs

There are over 35 different clubs and organizations available for students. Many clubs are directly related to programs offered at FVTC, so you can develop professional connections while meeting other students.

Student Services

We’re here to help you succeed. You’ll find a broad network of support at Fox Valley Tech. Don’t hesitate to contact us if you need help.

Career Services

Career Services is here to help you with your employment needs. Our services begin when you enroll as an FVTC student and continue throughout your employment career.

One-on-One Help

Let us guide you through the admissions process from beginning to end.

Phone: 920-735-4740
Text: 920-294-1738