Certificate — Construction Technology

This 19-credit certificate builds on the education provided through the Construction Foundations Certificate and teaches students the basic concepts and skills they will need to assist with residential plumbing/HVAC and construction electricity at construction sites.

Employment

The Construction Technology certificate equips graduates with the necessary fundamental knowledge to participate in construction site carpentry, electrical work and plumbing/HVAC projects. This certificate also provides the foundation students will need to work toward diplomas in apprenticeship-level careers, such as plumbing/HVAC, construction electricity and carpentry.

Next Steps

Many students who complete the Construction Technology certificate choose to continue working toward a diploma at Northwest Technical College. All credits earned through the Construction Technology certificate may be applied toward specialized technical core programs such as residential plumbing/HVAC, electrical construction and maintenance or carpentry.

Employment

This certificate equips graduates with the fundamental knowledge to participate in construction site carpentry, electrical work and plumbing/HVAC projects. It also provides the foundation students will need to work toward diplomas in apprenticeship-level careers, such as plumbing/HVAC, construction electricity and carpentry.

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College Readiness

A student  may be required to enroll in college readiness courses in reading, writing and math. A learner’s scores on the Accuplacer assessment will determine enrollment in college readiness courses. The purpose of college readiness courses is to prepare learners for the demands of a college-level curriculum. Credits may vary.

 

Degree Requirements

 
Course #Course NameCredit
Required Courses
MATH 1100Technical Mathematics3
BLDG 1100Plans and Specifications2
BLDG 1102Construction Safety1
BLDG 1106Construction Codes1
BLDG 1108Metal Fabrication2
BLDG 1112Construction Technologies2
CONE 1115Electrical Blueprint/Estimating2
HPER 1410First Aid / CPR1
 Technical Electives7
Total Credits: 19