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.

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.

Program Requirements 

CT 100Construction Drawing and Design Analysis 14
CT 101Construction Drawing and Design Analysis 24
CT 105Computer Assisted Construction Theory4
CT 220Construction Practices I3
CT 221Construction Practices 23
CT 222Construction practices 33
CT 223Construction Practices 43
CT 250Basic Carpentry and Construction Practices4
CT 260Interior Millwork4
Select two of the following courses:
CT 109Residential Codes and Inspect3
CT 132Basic Building System & Codes3
CT 205Plumbing3
CT 262Cabinet and Furniture Construction4
CT 270Residential Wiring3

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.