BCV0401V

Building Construction Technician 1 of 2

Course Code: BCV0401V

Credit Hours: 300 Clock Hours

Effective beginning: Fall 2020

 

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.

Course Details

Instructors:

TBD

 

Required textbooks/ course materials:

 See Instructor’s First Day Handout

 

Assignment/course outline:

This course is competency-based and self-paced using handouts, LMS, computer-assisted instruction and instructor demonstrations.

  1. Attending classes
  2. Completing reading and computer assignments along with laboratory work
  3. Keeping a course notebook
  4. Quizzes, tests, homework, and practical exam

CERTIFICATION ALIGNMENT:

NCCER-National Center for Construction Education and Research

 

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 student learning outcomesDiscipline-level learning outcomesAssessment methods

Install roofing materials.

Install exterior finishes.

Explain the importance of employability and entrepreneurship skills.

Demonstrate interior carpentry skill.

Install cabinets.

Prepare and apply finishes to surfaces.

Build stairs.

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

 

 

  • In-class lecture and discussion
  • Online learning management systems
  • Hands-on competency-based labs
  • Assessments

 

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