Certified Construction Worker (460201)  Technical Certificate of Credit

Campus Locations: Moultrie (Industrial Drive) , Colquitt County High School , Worth County High School

The Certified Construction Worker Certificate program offers training in the construction industry providing students with the knowledge and skills they need to work effectively on a construction site. Completion of the program qualifies graduates for entry level employment. Topics include safety, tool use and safety, materials and fasteners, and construction print reading.

Length of Program: Two (2) Semesters

Student Learning Outcomes:
• Students will frame a wall system from a framing plan and specifications.

Entrance Date: Beginning of each semester.

Entrance Requirements: Refer to Admission criteria. Click for Entrance Score Requirements.

Age: Applicant must be 16 years of age or older.

Education: A high school diploma or equivalent (GED) is not necessary for application or admission, but must be received prior to the awarding of this certificate. College transcripts will be evaluated on an individual basis.

Advisor: A Program Advisor should be consulted prior to enrolling in any course. An advisor will be assigned by admissions.

Program Final Exit Point: Certified Construction Worker, Technical Certificate of Credit.

Credits Required for Graduation: 9 minimum semester hour credits required for graduation.

Note: Credits from this program may be applied to a degree or a diploma program.

Books: $650.00
Fees: $349.00
Tuition: $712.00
Total: $1,711.00
Curriculum Outline (9 hours)
1: Occupational Courses (3 Hours) 3
COFC 1050

3.00 Credit Hours NOTE: Students enrolled in this course are required to complete the capstone level occupational work ethics course during the same term. This course introduces the reading and interpretation of prints and architectural drawings for all of the construction trades. Topics include types of plans, scales, specifications, conventions, and schedules.

2: And one of the following specializations (6 Hours) 6
Construction Trades Specialization 7
COFC 1080

4.00 Credit Hours This course introduces the student to the basic fundamentals of the construction trades. Topics include: Basic Safety, Construction Math, Hand and Power Tools, Construction Drawings, Rigging, Materials Handling, and Job-Site Communication and Work Ethic Skills.

Elective 0001ELEC-Occup 3
Materials and Safety Specialization 6
COFC 1011

2.00 Credit Hours Pre-Requisite(s): Provisional Admission NOTE: Students enrolled in this course are required to complete the entry level occupational work ethics course during the same term. This course covers the introduction to a residential construction project from start to finish. Topics include: preparing to build, tools and equipment, building foundations, wood frame construction, completing the structure, finish carpentry and construction specialties, and materials and fasteners used in the construction industry.

COFC 1020

3.00 Credit Hours This course provides instruction in the use of professional tools for the construction trades. Emphasis will be placed on the safe use of each tool discussed. Topics include layout and measuring tools, cutting tools, sawing tools, drilling and boring tools, finishing and fastening tools, general shop tool use, and job site setup.

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