Skill Certificate in Construction Theory

Division: Industry & Technology

Students completing this certificate will acquire skills in designing residential dwellings, operating CAD programs, developing computer-operated construction schedules, estimating construction materials using computer-aided spreadsheet programs, reading residential blueprints, and calculating quantities of building materials from construction plans as well as learning components of residential dwellings.

Program Outcomes

  • Pass NCCER module test for this program with a pass rate of 80%.

Career Opportunities

Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be prepared for employment in the following: entry-level plan drafting, entry-level construction estimating and scheduling, assistant to construction managers, retail sales in construction-related supply businesses, assistants to residential sales managers.

Required Certificate Courses (16 Units)16
Const Draw & Design Analysis 1
Const Draw & Design Analysis 2
Computer Asst. Const. Theory
Construction Theory/Practice 1
Total16

The Skill Certificate 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.