BCV0401V

Building Construction Technician 1 of 2

Course Code:
BCV0401V

Credit Hours:
300 Clock Hours

Effective beginning:
2022-23

Sections:
001, 002, 003

 

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:

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
  • Hammer
  • Speed Square
  • Measuring tape

 

Assignment/course outline:

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 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

 

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.

 

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