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Introduction to Building Trades & Technology - Optional Externship

Course Description

This course provides an introduction to the building trades and related technologies industry with an overview of the industry and an in-depth look at topics such as general safety, use and care for tools, fasteners and adhesives, construction-related math and measuring skills, rigging techniques, and basic reading of construction drawings and plans. These concepts and skills form a solid foundation of any building trade career.


This program is open enrollment and can begin within 2-3 business days of registration.

Registration is ongoing throughout 2021.

Estimated Time to Complete: 1-2 months


Program Objectives
After completing this program, learners will be able to:

  • Describe the building trades and technology industry and associated career paths.

  • Identify the professional skills required for success and career advancement in the industry.

  • Complete basic measuring tasks and math calculations required in the building trades workplace.

  • Explain the safety procedures and equipment commonly used in the building trades workplace.

  • Explain the proper use, care, maintenance, and safety considerations for using common hand tools.

  • Explain the proper use, care, maintenance, and safety considerations for using common power tools.

  • Identify common rigging equipment and procedures used on a construction site.

  • Read common construction drawings and plans.


Certification Opportunities
After completing this program, learners will have the opportunity to take the leading national/industry-recognized certification exam(s) essential to entry-level employment in this fast-growing field.

  • Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Auto Maintenance & Light Repair (Test G.1)


Optional Volunteer Externship Opportunity
Learners who complete this program are eligible to participate in an optional volunteer externship opportunity with a local company/agency/organization whose work aligns with this area of study in order to gain valuable hands-on experience. As learners progress through their eLearning program, an Externship Coordinator will reach out to coordinate placement.

Note: Additional documentation including health records, immunizations, drug-screening, criminal background checks, etc. may be required by the externship facility.

Instructor : CCI
Dates : 12/22/21
Days : Online
From : -
Fee : $ 899.00
Course Number : C065


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