Construction Technology Certificate


The Construction Technology Certificate is designed to lead to entry-level employment in the construction industry as well as industry-related positions. This certificate requires a total of 29-32.5 units. A grade of C or better is required in each course taken. At least half of the units toward this certificate must be completed at Fullerton College.

Required Courses (17 units):
CSTR 006 F Residential Plumbing and Mechanical Systems3
CSTR 100 FResidential Construction4
CSTR 102 FResidential Finish Carpentry4
CSTR 104 FConcrete and Masonry3
CSTR 110 FResidential Estimating3
Restricted Electives (12-15.5 units):12-15.5
Construction Technology Lab0.5-2
Residential Electrical Systems2
Contractor's License Law3
Construction Management3
Business Administration for the Construction Industry3
Remodeling and Additions Construction I4
Remodeling and Additions Construction II4
Introduction to Alternative Energy3
Construction Plans Reading (formerly Construction Blueprint Reading)3
International Building Code3
Uniform Plumbing Code3
Commercial Construction Blueprint Reading3
National Electrical Code3
California Accessibility and Energy Codes3
Uniform Mechanical Code3
Commercial Mechanical Code3
Building Design - Hazard Materials3
International Residential Code3
Residential Steel Frame Construction4
Computer Design Software for the Contractor2
Computer Estimating in Construction3
Construction Project Scheduling3
Surveying for Builders2
Construction Materials, Specifications and Purchasing2
Residential Construction Practice I4
Residential Construction Practice II4
Total Units29-32.5

Outcome 1: Interpret plans to facilitate project layouts.

Outcome 2: Apply math calculations, formulas, and measurement techniques required in the carpentry trade.

Outcome 3: Use and operate construction tools safely and efficiently.

Outcome 4: Locate, identify, and correctly apply building code constraints to a specific design or construction problem.

Outcome 5: Estimate costs of overall projects layout.