Learn how to build it – more sustainably.

The Sustainable 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.

Apply Now for Spring 2016!

Interested in hands-on learning through classes like Introduction to Building Maintenance (MAIN 20), Plumbing I (MAIN 50), Basic Carpentry Skills (CARP 20), or Blueprint Reading (BLPR 22)? It’s easy to apply! Get started here.

Degrees that Can Be Earned

Certificate of Professional Development (CPD)
Certificate of Competence (CO)

Certificate of Competence (CO) in Sustainable Technology (Available Fall 2016)
Certificate of Achievement (CA)

Associate in Applied Science (AAS)

*Program length depends on student placement and credit load.

Program Mission

The Sustainable 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 SUSC Program, the student should be able to:

    1. Use appropriate materials, tools equipment and procedures to carry out tasks performed on construction projects according to safety and industry standards.
    2. Use math skills to solve problems related to construction plans and processes.
    3. Introducing the requirements of the Green Building certification program. To include, waste stream management, locally developed energy sources, renewable sustainable materials and resources.
    4. Gain knowledge of how to implement the sustainable living practices of the host Hawaiian culture.

Program Coordinator

Cliff Rutherford

Academic Counseling

Linda Fujitani



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