VESL Green Construction - Certificate of Competency

The VESL Green Construction program prepares beginning-high to intermediate-low ESL students for careers in green construction. The curriculum also serves as a pathway to noncredit and credit CTE programs. Students gain knowledge in essential vocabulary for communicating in a building trades and construction industry job, understanding verbal and written directions, worker rights, and safety on the job.

Required Courses

ESLV 1012VESL: GREEN CONSTRUCTION, MODULE A0
ESLV 1013VESL: GREEN CONSTRUCTION, MODULE B0

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Identify basic job terminology such as safety rules, construction equipment and worker rights.
  2. Demonstrate effective communication skills between employees, employer or clients.
  3. Analyze construction plans for best practices in green construction.
  4. Understand basic work ethics such as teamwork and appropriate workplace behavior.
  5. Engage in basic interviewing and job search skills for the building trades and construction industry.