Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 5509
First Term: 2009 Fall   
Award: CCL  
Total Credits: 21
CIP Code: 15.1303

Occupational Area: Architecture and Construction
Instructional Council: Drafting (24)
GPA: 2.00
SOC Code:

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Pre-Contracting Licensing program prepares the student for a career as a general contractor. Before one can practice as a general contractor, the State of Arizona requires that a passing score is obtained on the general contractor’s exam. With this certificate student will gain the knowledge and develop the skills required to function as a junior contractor and/or to help them prepare for the state general contracting exam.

Consumer Program Costs and Career Information

Required Courses
BLT263 Building Codes 3
CNS175 Working Drawing Analysis: Blueprint Reading 3
CNS180 Building Construction Methods, Materials, and Equipment 3
CNS181 Cost Estimating I 3
+ CNS200 Construction Management: Field Operation 3
+ CNS201 Construction Management: Office Operation 3

+ CNS282AC Volunteerism for Construction: A Service Learning Experience (3) OR
+ CNS290AC Construction Internship (3) OR
+ CNS296WC Cooperative Education (3) OR
+ CNS298AC Special Projects (3) 3
Credits: 21

Program Competencies
1. Apply and practice safety principles and inspection processes in building construction. (BLT263)
2. Identify and interpret various symbols, abbreviation, and methods of representations in all types of construction-related blueprints. (CNS175)
3. Identify and describe common methods, materials, and equipment used in construction. (CNS180)
4. Prepare detailed estimates of the costs associated with the construction of a residential and/or light commercial building. (CNS181)
5. Identify the planning, scheduling, cost estimating, and safety issues required in a construction office and/or field operation (CNS200, CNS201)
6. Work as a member of a team, and apply concepts learned in other courses in an internship assignment in a public, private, and/or non-profit agency. (CNS282AC, CNS290AC, CNS296WC, CNS298AC)
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: 03-24-09

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.