Certificate of Achievement in Construction Technology

Division: Industry & Technology

This certificate prepares students for entry-level employment in the field of Construction Technology. Students completing this certificate will acquire skills in basic construction management, knowledge of basic building codes and code authority enforcement, basic concepts of building systems, construction plan reading and development, knowledge of computer programs utilized in managing construction projects and managing quality in construction.

Program Outcomes

  • Describe construction components and apply necessary skills for their respective application.
  • Demonstrate safe and proper methods of operation of construction-related power tools.
  • Demonstrate national-level skill and competitiveness by passing accumulative testing modules NCCER (National Center for Construction Education and Research) throughout their CT coursework.

Career Opportunities

Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be prepared for employment in the following fields: assisting construction managers, materials take-off and assisting materials estimators, drafting plans, entry-level carpenters, entry-level finish installer, entry-level concrete installers, retail sales, outside sales for building materials or services, entry-level building inspector.

REQUIRED CERTIFICATE COURSES34
CT 100Const Draw & Design Analysis 14
CT 101Const Draw & Design Analysis 24
CT 105Computer Asst. Const. Theory4
CT 204Construction Theory/Practice 14
CT 220Construction Practices 12.5
CT 221Construction Practices 22.5
CT 222Construction Practices 32.5
CT 223Construction Practices 42.5
CT 250Basic Carpentry/Const Practice4
CT 260Interior Millwork4
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RESTRICTED ELECTIVES6-8
Select two of the following courses:
CT 109Residential Codes and Inspect3
CT 130Intro to Const Practices4
CT 132Basic Building System & Codes3
CT 205Plumbing3
CT 261Cabinetmaking4
CT 262Cabinet and Furniture Const.4
CT 270Residential Wiring3
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TOTAL40-42

The Certificate of Achievement requirements include completion of the certificate courses with a “C” or better grade in each course. Required and support courses may be substituted with the approval of the Industry & Technology Division Chair.