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Technical Competency Area in Construction Readiness

The Technical Competency Area in the Construction Readiness will produce skilled employees for the construction industries. Skills taught are derived from typical requirements for existing construction employees and those entering the workforce. The Construction Readiness program is based on participative learning, which also provides progress checks, unit assessments and skill practice throughout various units.

Learning Outcomes:

Recipients of the Technical Competency Area in Construction Readiness will have demonstrated:

  1. Develop an understanding of construction principles
  2. Increase interpersonal and team effectiveness skills
  3. Expand quality control and problem solving skills
  4. Build the construction skills necessary to interpret instructions, graphics and specifications required
  5. Build the construction skills necessary to produce the work outlined in the instructions, graphics and specifications in a workmanlike manner
  6. Build an educational foundation for continued on-the-job training as a commercial or residential construction employee

Required courses for the Technical Competency Area in Construction Readiness:

  Hours
MATH 129: Applied Technical Mathematics 3
CONS 101: Materials and Methods I 3
CONS 102: Materials and Methods II 3
CONS 160: Construction Graphics and Specifications 3
     
Total Credit Hours 12

 

NCCER Option:

  Hours
CONS 104: NCCER Core Curriculum 1
CONS 106: NCCER Level I (A) Cons Tech 3
CONS 108: NCCER Level I (B) Cons Tech 3
CONS 110: NCCER Level II Cons Tech 3
CONS 141: OSHA 30 Hour Construction Safety 2
     
Total Credit Hours 12

 

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