Student ID:__________________________ Student Name:_______________________ Adviser Name:_______________________ Catalog: Guam Community College 2017-2018 Catalog Program: Construction Technology Certificate Minimum Credits Required:__________________

Construction Technology Certificate

Program Description

The Certificate in Construction Technology Program will prepare students for the current local and global job market with entry-level skills needed for any of the following fields: carpentry; electricity; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC); masonry, plumbing, reinforcing metal worker, and welding. All students must successfully pass for core courses (technical related requirements) with a “C” or better before enrolling in one of the seven concentration areas.

Program Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs):

Upon successful completion of the Certificate in Construction Technology program, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate basic skills needed to function as an entry-level worker in at least one construction trades concentration area in accordance with industry safety standards: carpentry; electricity; heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC); masonry; plumbing, reinforcing metal worker; or welding.
  2. Exhibit entry-level knowledge in chosen construction trades concentration area.
  3. Demonstrate professionalism as related to the construction trades industry.

A. General Education Requirements

 Students must demonstrate proficiency in reading, writing, understanding, and speaking English as indicated by one of the following:

  • Test out of the English Placement Test, or
  • Satisfactory completion of EN 100 courses, and
  • Satisfactory completion of MA 108 or test out of the math placement test
Course NameTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
EN 100R - Fundamentals of English/Reading (3) +
EN 100W - Fundamentals of English/Writing (3) +
MA 108 - Introduction to College Algebra (3) +

Total General Education Requirements - 3

Note to students: The credits in parenthesis above count only for billing purposes and student semester load. They do not count toward credits needed for any degree or certificate.

B. Area of Concentration Requirements

1. Carpentry

Course NameTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
CT 153 - Introduction to Carpentry (3)
CT 173 - Rough Framing and Exterior Finishing (3) +
CT 183 - Finishing (3) +

Total Carpentry Technical Requirements - 12

2. Electricity

Course NameTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
CT 165A - Electricity Level I (5) +
CT 165B - Electricity Level II (5) +
CT 165C - Electricity Level III (5) +
CT 165D - Electricity Level IV (5) +

Total Electricity Technical Requirements - 20

3. Heating, Ventilation, and Air-Conditioning (HVAC)

Course NameTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
CT 185A - Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Level I (5) +
CT 185B - Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Level II (5) +
CT 185C - Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Level IIi (5) +

Total Heating, Ventilation, and Air-Conditioning (HVAC) Technical Requirements - 15

4. Masonry

Course NameTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
CT 153 - Introduction to Carpentry (3)
CT 154A - Masonry Level I (4) +
CT 154B - Masonry Level II (4) +

Total Masonry Technical Requirements - 11

5. Plumbing

Course NameTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
CT 152 - Fundamentals of Plumbing (4)
CT 152A - Plumbing Level I (4) +
CT 182 - Uniform Plumbing Code (3)

Total Plumbing Technical Requirements - 11

6. Reinforcing Metal Worker

Course NameTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
CT 153 - Introduction to Carpentry (3)
CT 154A - Masonry Level I (4) +
CT 196A - Fundamentals of Oxyacetylene Welding I (5) +

Total Reinforcing Metal Worker Technical Requirements - 12

7. Welding

Course NameTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
CT 196A - Fundamentals of Oxyacetylene Welding I (5) +
CT 196B - Fundamentals of Oxyacetylene Welding II (5) +
CT 197A - Shielded Metal Arc Welding I (5) +
CT 197B - Shielded Metal Arc Welding II (5) +

Total Welding Technical Requirements - 20

C. Related General Education & Technical Requirements -15

Course NameTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
AE 103 - Basic Blueprint Reading (3)
CT 100 - Introduction to Construction Trades (5)
CT 140 - Industrial Safety (3)
HL 130 - First Aid & Safety (1)
CT 292 - Construction Practicum (3)

Range of Credits Required - Up to 38

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