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Construction Technician CNTC.S.STC

Short-term Technical Certificate - 19 - 21 Credit Hours

Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
Department: Construction Management Technology
Effective as of Fall 2023

What is the program about?

The purpose of this certificate is to develop knowledgeable construction workers with basic skills in construction. With a combination of classroom education, practical lab exercises and co-op internships, students will exit this certificate program with a solid introduction into carpentry, concrete finishing and residential electrical systems.

Program Outcomes

  • Demonstrate use of various construction materials and placement methods.
  • Communicate effectively and professionally through proper use of oral, written and graphic skills.
  • Identify and define basic construction terms.

Career Opportunities

Entry-level construction workers are in continuous demand for residential and commercial construction.


Course Title Credits
CAT 1701 (Construction Craft Skills/Concrete) OR CAT 1810 (Construction Techniques I (NCCER Core)) 3 - 4
CAT 1781 Construction Project 4
CAT 1721 (Structural Framing Systems) OR CAT 1820 (Construction Techniques II (NCCER Level 1)) 3 - 4
CAT 1741 (Residential Electrical Systems) OR CAT 1830 (Construction Techniques III (NCCER Level 2)) 3
CAT 1761 (Interior & Exterior Finishes) OR CAT 1840 (Construction Techniques IV (NCCER Level 3)) 3
CAT 2431 (OSHA Construction Standards) OR CAT 2702 (Construction Management Technology Internship) 2
CAT 2435 Construction Credentials 1
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This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances.