Introduction to Construction

This course is a foundational construction class that teaches safety and the basics of power tools and construction.

This is a G3 program. Students may qualify for free tuition, fees, and books.

hammer, nails, tape measure

Program

Workforce Training Program

Required Courses

  • Introduction to Construction (formerly known as Core)

Program Information

Begin your career in the skilled trades with a strong foundation! Previously known as “core craft skills,” this entry-level course is the recommended first course for all trades students and a prerequisite to most specialty courses. Topics include basic safety, construction math, introduction to hand and power tools, construction drawings, basic rigging, communication skills, employability skills and material handling.

Upon completion, students are eligible to sit for the Introduction to Construction credential exam offered by the National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER).

Contact Hours: 40