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2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
2018-2019 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Construction Technology, Technical Certificate

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The Construction Technology Certificate provides the student with current skills in residential and commercial construction with emphasis on green building techniques and materials. National building, electrical and plumbing codes are covered in each subject area to prepare students for the Arkansas General Contractors licensing examination. Courses are also offered in Energy Audit and Building Analysis to prepare students for jobs in the energy conservation sector. Internships are available for students interested in improving their technical skills and making contacts within the industry. This Certificate may be combined with another area of technical specialization to satisfy requirements for the AAS in General Technology. Construction Technology training is accredited with the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER).

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Understand and use basic safety in the construction industry.

  • Identify and properly use construction materials, tools and power equipment.

  • Demonstrate ability to read and interpret construction blueprints.

  • Demonstrate residential wiring and plumbing techniques.

  • Successfully complete NCCER Core Curriculum and Carpentry Level I for NCCER credentials.

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