Certificate of Achievement in Construction 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 print reading and development, knowledge of computer programs utilized in managing construction projects and managing quality in construction.
- Identify each of the components of typical wood frame construction, and describe each component's respective purpose.
- Demonstrate safe and proper use of power tools used in the construction field.
- Properly assemble a wood framed wall including door and window components by following a construction drawing.
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 carpentery, entry-level concrete installers, retail sales, outside sales for building materials or services.
|REQUIRED CERTIFICATE COURSES||30|
|CT 100||Construction Drawing and Design Analysis 1||4|
|CT 101||Construction Drawing and Design Analysis 2||4|
|CT 105||Computer Assisted Construction Theory||4|
|CT 220||Construction Practices I||3|
|CT 221||Construction Practices 2||3|
|CT 222||Construction practices 3||3|
|CT 223||Construction Practices 4||3|
|CT 270||Residential Wiring||3|
Select two of the following courses:
|CT 132||Basic Building System & Codes||3|
|CT 250||Basic Carpentry and Construction Practices||4|
|CT 260||Interior Millwork||4|
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.