Construction High School Concurrent Program | NorthWest Arkansas Community College

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Through NWACC's high school concurrent construction technology courses, you'll learn the materials of construction, industry codes and laws, and survey techniques, as well as how to estimate, schedule and manage small and large projects.

After successful completion of the construction courses, you will receive 12 hours of college credit from NWACC and a certificate of proficiency.

With NWACC's location in the fast-growing area of Benton County and nearby Washington County, you will have access to numerous construction-related jobs.

Application & Admissions

Courses, Cost, Certificates & Careers

Concurrent construction courses:

  • Materials of Construction (Concurrent Credit Carpentry)
  • Introductory Craft Skills (Concurrent Credit SkilledTrades: Construction)
  • Construction Methods I (Concurrent Trade & Industry –Architecture & Construction I)
  • Construction Methods II (Concurrent Trade & Industry –Architecture & Construction II)

Location of courses:

  • NWACC Bentonville campus

NWACC offers this high school concurrent construction program through its Secondary Career Center. Through the center, courses are free of charge and certification fees are waved for currently enrolled high school students.

By taking the concurrent construction courses, you can earn the following certification from NWACC before graduating from high school:

  • Certificate of Proficiency in Construction Technology

After earning a certificate of proficiency and receiving additional training in construction, you can find job opportunities as:

  • Trained field supervisor
  • Estimator
  • Project engineer
  • Project superintendent