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  Feb 25, 2018
Guam Community College 2014-2015 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Construction Technology Certificate

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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

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

Total Carpentry Technical Requirements - 12

Total Electricity Technical Requirements - 20

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

Total Masonry Technical Requirements - 11

Total Plumbing Technical Requirements - 11

Total Reinforcing Metal Worker Technical Requirements - 12

Total Welding Technical Requirements - 20

Total Related General Education & Technical Requirements - 15

Total Credits Required - 29-38

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