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

  • Students will be equipped with knowledge in residential design and construction. 
  • Students will be able to show efficiency in estimating construction materials by using a residential plan set and other computer based estimating programs.

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.

Program Requirements 

CT 100Construction Drawing and Design Analysis 14
CT 101Construction Drawing and Design Analysis 24
CT 105Computer Assisted Construction Theory4
CT 132Basic Building System & Codes3

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.