Building Construction Technician 1 of 2
300 Clock Hours
Course Description:This course prepares the student with the first of two courses for employment and certifications in the construction industry. The content includes local, state, and federal codes and regulations; math skills; reading blueprints, contract documents and specifications; the operation of heavy equipment; using power tools; and carpentry skills.
Jay Scott Phelps
Required textbooks/ course materials:
The following were purchased in BCV 0400V:
NCCER Connect with Pearson eText -- Access Card -- for Core: Introduction to Basic Construction Skills, 6th Edition. Package ISBN: 9780137474592
Carpentry Level 1 NCCER Connect 2.0 with Pearson eText, Access Card, 5th edition. ISBN: 9780134298566
Construction Technology NCCER Connect 2.0 with Pearson eText, Student Access Card, 4th edition. ISBN: 9780135169391
Other required items:
- Nail apron/tool belt
- Speed Square
- Measuring tape
See first-day handout.
Discipline-level learning outcomes:
Building Construction Technician 1 of 2 focuses on broad, transferable skills and stresses understanding and demonstration of the following elements of the construction industry.
See chart below.
Course-level learning outcomes:
|Course-level student learning outcomes||Discipline-level learning outcomes||Assessment methods|
Install roofing materials.
Install exterior finishes.
Explain the importance of employability and entrepreneurship skills.
Demonstrate interior carpentry skill.
Prepare and apply finishes to surfaces.
Outcome 1: Demonstrate mastery of knowledge and skills in the Building Construction industry.
Outcome 2: Demonstrate safety skills appropriate for the Building Construction industry.
Outcome 3: Apply critical thinking/problem-solving and diagnostic skills proficiency as appropriate for employees in the Building Construction industry.
Outcome 4: Exhibit inter-personal and ethical skills as appropriate for employees in the Building Construction.
Outcome 5: Exhibit organizational and professional skills appropriate for the Building Construction industry.
Outcome 6: Exhibit employ-ability and/or entrepreneurship skills as appropriate for employees in the Building Construction industry.
|Tests, Quizzes, Final Exams, Skills Performance and Skills Demonstration, Projects, Skills Check|
Means of accomplishing learning outcomes:
Student learning and knowledge will be accomplished by participation in the following.
The Building Construction Program will consist of these elements:
- Classroom instruction (lecture/discussion, presentations, videos, worksheets, etc.)
- Hands on learning and application of classroom methods and techniques in the shop and lab.
- Hands-on competency-based labs.
- On-line learning management systems (NCCER Connect)
- Jobsite visits to observe the workings of the various construction-oriented trades.
- Participation in the building of structures in association with our partnering organizations.
Chipola College, the Building Construction Program, and the instructor will provide the above as a means of accomplishing student learning outcomes; however, the student needs to complete/perform the following items in order to ensure their success in the program:
- Attend classes regularly.
- Complete reading and computer assignments along with lab/field work.
- Keep a course notebook.
- Be present, and complete quizzes, tests, homework, and practical exams.
College-wide policies and resources
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