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This program is a basic introduction to the construction field.
This certificate includes six Building Construction Technology core classes with one elective. It is designed for the person who only wants the basics of carpentry so they can join the exciting world of construction after only two semesters.
|REQUIRED COURSE INFORMATION|
|BCT 101||Introduction to Building Construction||5.0|
|BCT 102||Fundamentals of Building Construction||4.0|
|BCT 105||Tool Usage and Safety||2.0|
|BCT 113||Fundamentals of Construction Prints||4.0|
|BCT 131||Estimating Quantity Take-Off||2.0|
|BCT 139||Construction Methods and Design||3.0|
|Total Credit Hours||20.0|
The purpose of the Carpentry Certificate program is to promote the trade of carpentry through technical instruction and practical “hands-on” experience for the necessary skill development for employment in the field of construction after only two semesters.
Perform the basic manipulative skills involved in carpentry for residential construction.
Perform the basic manipulative skills in masonry for residential construction.
Perform the basic manipulative skills in residential wiring for residential construction.
Make application and use the underlying theories, technical information and related occupational information to assure sound judgments, decisions, and proper procedures involved in the residential building construction trades of construction trades of carpentry, masonry, and electrical.
Demonstrate the ability to interpret blueprints and technical materials necessary to construct a residential building.
Perform in an acceptable workmanship-like manner in the residential construction trade based recognized building codes (both local and international residential builders’ code).
Estimate and schedule the materials and labor in the building of a residential structure through the framing stages and finish stages.
Demonstrate the ability to perform the majority of tasks assigned in a safe and common sense manner in accordance with established safety standards in the construction industry. (OSHA standards for the construction industry).
Demonstrate the ability to identify entry level procedures and planning processes needed to open and operate a small business in the free enterprise system.
Carpentry Certificate (BCT8) - FALL START ONLY
Have student contact the BCT department, Jay Pearson, during the enrollment process if possible.
You can find the name of your assigned academic advisor by reviewing Degree Works, your Class Schedule, or by visiting the Student page on Pathway.
Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to submit advising information updates and corrections.
Advisement Information updated/reviewed 6/2019.