Learn how to build it – more sustainably.

The Construction Technology program at UH Maui College offers students hands-on training in general building construction, and the opportunity to explore a wide range of specialties ranging from carpentry, drafting, welding and masonry to architectural engineering and CAD technology. Students are also introduced to requirements for Green Building certification, including waste stream management and sustainable resources.

Interested in hands-on learning through classes like Introduction to Building Maintenance and Construction (FMGT 100), Plumbing I (MAIN 150), Basic Carpentry Skills (CARP 120), or Residential and Light Commercial Wiring (ELEC 110)? It’s easy to apply! Get started here.

Degrees that Can Be Earned

Program Mission

The Construction Technology program prepares students in general building construction and maintenance of large or small structures. It allows students to explore different trades prior to selecting a specialization.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Construction Technology Program, the student should be able to:

    1. Use and maintain appropriate materials, tools, equipment, and procedures to carry out tasks performed on construction projects according to safety and industry standards.
    2. Use math, computer, and oral and written communication skills to solve construction project problems.
    3. Create and maintain accurate documentation of construction and maintenance projects.
    4. Describe industry standard Green Building practices in construction and maintenance projects.
    5. Read and interpret blueprints, and/or schematics, and specifications to plan projects.
    6. Demonstrate the craftsmanship standards of dependability, punctuality, and quality.
    7. Examine and use proper mechanical, electrical, and carpentry codes and standards applicable to construction and repair.

Program Coordinator

Cliff Rutherford

Academic Counseling

J. Moana Kaho’ohanohano