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.
Required textbooks/ course materials:
See Instructor’s First Day Handout
This course is competency-based and self-paced using handouts, LMS, computer-assisted instruction and instructor demonstrations.
- Attending classes
- Completing reading and computer assignments along with laboratory work
- Keeping a course notebook
- Quizzes, tests, homework, and practical exam
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 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|
- In-class lecture and discussion
- Online learning management systems
- Hands-on competency-based labs
College-wide policies and resources
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