CON Construction Technology
CON 1010 – Intro to Construction, Part 1 – 4 Credits
Explores the expanding array of careers within the construction industry. Students will be exposed to the construction industry throught job site tours, hands-on experience, and classroom activities. Math and science application will be established throught the academic integration of jobsite technical skills and classroom theory.
CON 1028 – Cost Estimation – 2 Credits
Course Description: Provides an overview of the estimation process. Bid requirements, and package are discussed along with an introduction to the CSI divisions.
CON 1040 – Intro Bldg Codes & Enforcement – Intro Bldg Codes & Enforcement – 3 Credits
Course Description: Introduces the basic concepts of code enforcement.
CON 1056 – Building Permits/Licensing – 4 Credits
Course Description: Covers the governmental regulations concerning building and the process through which these regulations are enforced including whom to talk to, what to do, when to do the inspection process, how to obtain a building permit and the process of securing a variance.
CON 1057 – NCCER Core – National Center for Construction Education & Research Core – 5 Credits
Course Description: Introduces the fundamentals for all construction trades to include basic construction site safety, introduction to construction math, introduction to power tools, introduction to construction drawings, basic communication skills, basic employability skills, and introduction to material handling. This course is designed as an entry level course for any of the building trades program specialties.
CON 1058- NCCER Carpentry I- National Center for Construction Education & Research Carpentry I – 6 Credits
Course Description: Introduces foundational level carpentry skills, basic residential construction systems, the importance of personal and workplace safety, and the role of carpenters within the construction industry.
CON 1059 – NCCER Carpentry Level II – National Center for Construction Education & Research Carpentry Level II – 6 Credits
Course Description: Introduces the NCCER Carpentry level two for the construction trades to include commercial drawings, cold-formed steel framing, exterior finishing, thermal and moisture protection, roofing applications, doors and door hardware, drywall installation, drywall finishing, suspended ceilings, window, door, floor, ceiling trim, and cabinet installation.
CON 1062 – NCCER Electrical I – National Center for Construction Education & Research Electrical I – 6 Credits
Course Description: Introduces the fundamentals of electrical trades and practices in residential application. Topics in this course include orientation to the electrical trade, electrical safety, basic electrical circuits, electrical theory, introduction to the National Electrical Code, device boxes, raceways and fittings, conductors and cables, basic electrical construction drawings, residential electrical services, electrical test equipment, and basic installation techniques.
CON 1063 – NCCER Electrical II – National Center for Construction Education & Research Electrical II – 6 Credits
Course Description: Introduces the fundamentals of electrical trades and practices in residential application to include alternating current, theory and application, electric lighting, conduit bending, pull and junction boxes, conductor installations, cable tray, conductor terminations and splices, grounding and bonding, circuit breakers and fuses, and control systems and fundamental concepts.
CON 1066 – NCCER Plumbing I – National Center for Construction Education & Research Plumbing I – 6 Credits
Course Description: Introduces common types of piping, their proper fitting, fixtures, and distribution systems. Topics include the plumbing trade and construction drawings; plastic, copper, cast-iron, and carbon steel piping; fixtures and faucets; introduction to Drainage, Waste, and Vent (DWV) systems; and water distribution systems.
CON 1067 – NCCER Plumbing II – National Center for Construction Education & Research Plumbing II – 6 Credits
Course Description: Builds on concepts and practices for plumbing to include offsets around obstructions, reading commercial drawings, installing and testing Drainage, Waste, and Vent (DWV) piping systems, installing roof, floor, area drains, servicing various types of valves, installation of fixtures, faucets, hot water systems, and a discussion on fuel systems.
CON 2007 – Light Construction Equipment – 3 Credits
Course Description: Covers construction equipment, and cost choices based upon size of job vs. cost of equipment rental or ownership. Course covers maintenance issues associated with various equipment and specialization.
CON 2045 – Project Management – 4 Credits
Course Description: Covers the principles of project planning, scheduling, estimating and management. Emphasizes the basic skills required to supervise personnel. Includes case studies.
CON 2062 – Oral/Written Comm Const Super – Oral and Written Communication for Construction Supervisors – 2 Credits
Course Description: Presents the fundamental principles of communication, with emphasis on sorting, facilitating and managing the flow of information that construction supervisor¿s encounter in their daily work. The course includes nonverbal communication, listening, negotiating, giving effective directions, building consensus, writing and fundamentals of electronic communication. (Unit 2 of AGC Supervisory Training Program)