Introduces building construction methods and materials, including both residential and commercial building types. Laboratory classes provide students with hands-on experience in the areas of residential and commercial construction materials, construction blueprint reading, cost estimating, construction methods, presentation techniques, and residential construction practices. Addresses the principles and necessary skills of the construction profession through hands-on activities designed to provide students with the skills necessary to obtain employment in the construction trades.
- Demonstrate employable skills (attendance, written communication, verbal communication, teamwork) in the construction field.
- Apply basic construction methods and procedures as they relate to a residential construction project.
- Select the appropriate construction materials and systems in residential and commercial projects.
- Demonstrate site and building layout procedures.
- Demonstrate proficiency in reading residential construction documents.
- Analyze mechanical (HVAC), architectural, and electrical drawings required for construction related trades.
Construction Equipment Operator, Construction Laborer, Masonry Worker, Estimator
All personal protective equipment (PPE), such as safety glasses, gloves, steel toe boots, fire retardant clothing, insulating tools, etc., must be properly utilized to prevent injury, exposure, and/or death.
|Course name||Credit Hours|
|BLDA-140: Construction Systems 1||4.00|
|BLDA-240: Construction Systems 2||4.00|
|BLDA-260: Construction Estimating||4.00|
|BLDE-100: Energy Industry Fundamentals||4.00|
|MTT-102: Hand and Power Tools||1.00|
|ENT-124: Construction Blueprint Reading||2.00|
|TAFD-120: Industrial Safety Awareness||2.00|