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Construction Formwork Technician


A Construction Formwork Technician Program will teach a student how to build footing, column and wall forms, suspended slab forms and slab-on-grade forms and concrete stair forms, and uses specialized forming methods for all types of civil, commercial, industrial, institutional, and residential construction and renovation. The Construction Formwork Technician Program will usually take 18 months to complete.

A graduate of the Construction Formwork Technician Program will be expected to be well versed in leveling equipment, rigging and hoisting equipment, and have working knowledge of blueprints.

Careers

Reinforcing Iron and Rebar Workers
Wage: $44,000
10 Year Growth Rate: 11.5%
Self Employed: 0.0%
Unemployment Rate: 10.0%
Employed Part Time: 5.8%

Education Requirements:
Long-term on-the-job training
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators
Wage: $42,000
10 Year Growth Rate: 8.4%
Self Employed: 5.7%
Unemployment Rate: 7.3%
Employed Part Time: 2.1%

Education Requirements:
Moderate-term on-the-job training
Carpenters
Wage: $42,000
10 Year Growth Rate: 10.3%
Self Employed: 31.8%
Unemployment Rate: 7.1%
Employed Part Time: 6.1%

Education Requirements:
Long-term on-the-job training
Cement Masons, Concrete Finishers, Segmental Pavers, and Terrazzo Workers
Wage: $38,000
10 Year Growth Rate: 11.4%
Self Employed: 2.0%
Unemployment Rate: 11.2%
Employed Part Time: 6.0%

Education Requirements:
Moderate-term on-the-job training
Helpers—Carpenters
Wage: $27,000
10 Year Growth Rate: 11.7%
Self Employed: 3.2%
Unemployment Rate: 14.0%
Employed Part Time: 10.4%

Education Requirements:
Short-term on-the-job training
Helpers, Construction Trades
Wage: $26,000
10 Year Growth Rate: 12.6%
Self Employed: 3.3%
Unemployment Rate: 14.0%
Employed Part Time: 10.4%

Education Requirements:
Short-term on-the-job training