Pre-Apprenticeship in Building Trades and Construction Industry - Certificate of Completion

The Pre-Apprenticeship in Building Trades and Construction Industry program provides students with the essential skills and workforce preparation needed for careers in the building trades and construction industry. The curriculum also prepares students for a pathway to credit construction programs. Students gain knowledge in reading construction plans, material handling equipment, green construction, interpreting trade technical calculations, and practicing safety construction techniques according to Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards.

Required Courses

BLDN 2300INTRODUCTION TO OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH FOR THE BUILDING TRADES0
BLDN 2301INTRODUCTION TO THE BUILDING TRADES AND CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY0
BLDN 2302BASIC CONSTRUCTION MATH FOR THE BUILDING TRADES AND CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY0
BLDN 2303INTRODUCTION TO PLAN READING FOR THE BUILDING TRADES AND CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY0
BLDN 2304BASIC MATERIAL HANDLING AND RIGGING0

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Safely handle basic construction material and equipment in the workplace.
  2. Explain, demonstrate, and utilize the basic elements of tools related to building and construction.
  3. Understand basic arithmetic and apply basic geometry in solving for construction quantities.
  4. Describe and explain plan reading and interpret building codes used in construction.
  5. Perform effective job searching skills through networking, outreach services and trade unions.