National Center for Construction Education & Research
This curriculum will ground the trainee in the basic knowledge and principles of carpentry, masonry, concrete finishing, electrical work, HVAC, and plumbing. He or she will become skilled in different phases of a project from start to finish. Once completing this course, the trainee will be able to interpret construction drawings; perform quality concrete and brickwork; frame walls, ceilings, and floors of a structure; and install the proper wiring and piping for electrical, and plumbing systems.
Pre/Post-tests are created for secondary career and technical education. These tests are formerly known as the National Construction Career Tests (NCCT). Pre/Post-tests align with industry skill standards based upon NCCER's curriculum.
There are no additional or special requirements for instructors to be certified to teach Construction Technology. However, instructors for this program typically have work experience in residential construction or remodeling. General contractors or someone with construction experience that involves some knowledge of multiple crafts are ideal instructors for this program.
Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) are a vital part of NCCER's Curriculum development process. SMEs are construction and maintenance professionals who have journey-level experience and have experience teaching their trades to others. Click below to view a list of SMEs who contributed to the development of this series.
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