SOC Code: Upon completion of this certificate, students may pursue a career as:
11-9021.00 Construction Managers
Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Construction Building Codes is designed specifically to acquaint students with safety principles of building construction under the Uniform Building Code, including structural requirements for wood, masonry and concrete, fire resistance of building construction, fire resistant materials, and ratings and occupancy requirements. After completion of the certificate, students may take the International Code Council Residential Building Code exam for international certification.
Program Notes: This program is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid. Students must earn a grade of C or better for all courses required within the program.
Program Prerequisites: None
CON263 Building Codes 3
1. Describe various codes and demonstrate knowledge of their organization by locating specific sections and items. (CON263)
2. Locate and interpret specific life safety and community welfare regulations within the various buildings codes and justify the need for such regulations. (CON263)
3. Describe processes, agencies, and professionals involved in securing a building permit through the awarding of a certificate of occupancy. (CON263)
4. Describe the types of structural loading and typical solutions employed to counteract these loads. (CON263)
5. Compare and contrast strengths of wood, steel, and concrete and describe their appropriate structural uses. (CON263)
6. Identify soil types and their particular reaction to imposed structural loads. (CON263)
7. Identify and describe design limitations and exit requirements based on occupancy groups and construction types. (CON263)
8. Review plans for compliance to International Residential Codes (IRC) and zoning ordinance. (CON263)
+ indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.
++ indicates that any suffixed course may be selected.
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: February 25, 2020
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curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.