Skills Certificate, Construction Estimating
The Skills Certificate, Construction Estimating will provide a credential for specialized education and training required for construction professionals to read plans and specifications for projects, develop project estimates and budgets and interpret contractual requirements. This certificate will enhance employment opportunities for students and address industry needs within the workforce.
This program is not eligible for financial aid. However, it may be eligible for scholarship funding if the student is awarded scholarships.
Recommended Course Schedule
|AAD 125||Construction Drawings and Detailing (Certificate)||3|
|CONS 120||Print Reading and Specification (Certificate)||3|
|CONS 121||Principles of Construction Estimating (Certificate)||3|
|CONS 211||Construction Cost Control (Certificate)||3|
|CONS 221||Construction Estimating II (Certificate)||3|
|CONS 282||Construction Law (Certificate)||3|
Skills Certificates provide training for entry level positions or career advancement and are designed to prepare students to take state, national and/or industry-recognized certifications or licensing exams. Skills certificates are awarded upon completion of coursework and marked on a student's transcripts at the end of the semester (Student are unable to declare intent to complete a skills certificate.) Skills Certificates are not eligible for Financial Aid.
To earn a skills certificate, students must:
- Maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0
- Have no financial or library obligation to the college
|AAD 125||Construction Drawings and Detailing||3|
|CONS 120||Print Reading and Specification||3|
|CONS 121||Principles of Construction Estimating||3|
|CONS 211||Construction Cost Control||3|
|CONS 221||Construction Estimating II||3|
|CONS 282||Construction Law||3|
Students completing this certificate will:
- Examine and evaluate construction plans, specifications, documents and contracts.
- Generate material take-off quantities.
- Prepare estimates and contract proposals.
- Review project budgets and actual costs data in order to implement efficient project management strategies.