Description

Home Construction Certificate              3 hours                      $95.00

Home Construction Certificate prepares the student for entry level employment in home construction. The skills developed will support the student in the home construction and renovation work. The program introduces building materials, techniques and work practices, hand and power tools, basic carpentry, and the importance of building materials, plans, specifications and codes.  Students may complete all or one of the modules (Architectural drawing sis prerequisite for all other modules)

Objectives

  • Understand and report on home construction plans and drawing
  • Evaluate and report on the quality of the home’s exterior and interior construction and remodeling
  • Evaluate and report the mechanical system used in the home/residence and/or building
  • Evaluate and understand the correlation between plumbing concepts, maintenance and inspection
  • Understand the electrical system, its distribution throughout the home and the importance of National Electrical Code
  • Apply the concepts reviewed in each course and evaluate these in the context of home assessment, construction and safety