Surry Community College students learn hands-on skills in the Construction Management Technology and Carpentry programs. Students have many opportunities to further their education in this area. A degree is offered in Construction Management Technology along with a diploma and certificate in Carpentry. High school juniors and seniors can take Carpentry classes tuition-free through the Career & College Promise dual enrollment program.
Students who earn a degree in Construction Management Technology at Surry Community College can become project managers, superintendents, foremen or estimators in a variety of fields including architecture, engineering, and government. The average salary for graduates is around $84,000 per year. The knowledge that students gain from the Construction Management Technology program will help them when they go to take the contractor license exam.
Students can also decide to earn a diploma or certificate in the Carpentry program and learn how to construct, erect, install or repair structures and fixtures made of wood including installation of cabinets, siding and drywall. For more information, go to www.surry.edu. You can also follow the program on https://www.facebook.com/surryconstruction/.