2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    Nov 27, 2020  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog

Commercial Construction, Certificate

Upon completion of a Certificate in Commercial Construction a student will be able to:

Science and Technology
  • Understand safety requirements of commercial job sites
  • Understand basic fundaments of commercial construction
  • Understand principles of light metal frame construction
  • Understand basics of red iron principles
  • Understand essentials of pre-cast construction
  • Provide an overview of heavy highway and municipal plans
  • Understand the basics of surveying equipment and site layout
  • Understand staking, using a level, and utilizing cut/fill stakes
  • Understanding of use of steel in construction for tie bars, rebar and dowel bars
Problem Solving/Critical Thinking
  • Review basics of a commercial site
  • Review equipment used for commercial sites
  • Review soil parameters such as cut/fill, slopes, compaction and general trench safety
  • Review of construction materials including concrete/asphalt/soil and aggregate
  • Uphold professional and ethical standards
  • Collaborate with colleagues in a respectful and positive manner
  • Demonstrate professional written and verbal skills