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Basic Certificate (BC)

The Basic Certificate in Construction Masonry is designed to prepare students for employment in the residential and commercial masonry sector of the construction industry. Through theory, lectures and hands on work, students are trained in the skills needed to gain proficiency in brick, concrete, stonework, block and form work. With training on the proper use and maintenance of tools and job safety, completion of this certificate will prepare students for a career as an industry apprentice, journeyman mason, job site foreman, or contractor. 

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Details: Basic Certificate (BC)

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0759

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21 CH
Business and CommercialTechTC1
330BSCM 532
Basic Computer Technology 1
The course introduces management principles and office technology. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Kennedy-King
Technology 332
332TECH 409
Construction Safety 1
This course is intended to provide the student with a basic understanding of safety practices found in the construction industry. Emphasis will be placed upon those areas in construction that are most hazardous, using OSHA standards as a guide. Upon successful completion, students will be issued the OSHA construction safety and health 10-hour course completion card. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
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Offered at: Kennedy-King
332TECH 427-1
Masonry Tools & Equipment 2
This course is designed to provide the student with an overview of the types of tools and equipment used in the concrete masonry industry. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:C or better in 332 Engineering 426.
Offered at: Kennedy-King
332TECH 428-1
Mortar 3
This course is designed to introduce students to mortar applications. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Kennedy-King
332TECH 429-1
Basic Math & Specifications 2
This course is designee to teach basic applications of mathematics pertinent to the trade. Emphasis will be placed on actual measurements and calculations, different types of specifications used in the building industry as related to the trade. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Kennedy-King
332TECH 430-1
Masonry Installations Procedures 3
This course is designed to provide students the practical skills required to install masonry units. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:C or better in 332 Engineering 426-1
Offered at: Kennedy-King
332TECH 440
Introduction to Construction Masonry 4
This course is designed to provide students with an overview of the history of the concrete and brick masonry trades, which includes the history and safety standards. In addition, the types of tools and equipment used in the concrete and brick masonry industries will be examined. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Placement into English 96 and Math 98.
Offered at: Kennedy-King
332TECH 448-1
Vocational Physical Training I 1
Vocational Physical Training focus on preparing students for the physical challenges that line worker careers require. Students learn the basic of nutrition and how what we eat fuels our bodies. Students will learn proper techniques to stretch, warm up and physically train. Emphasis is given to cardiovascular training as well as leg and upper body strength. Instructors work with students to overcome physical challenges and fears for basic pole climbing. Student must earn a "C" or better in course to advance to Vocational Physical Training II. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
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Offered at: Kennedy-King
332TECH 462
Vocational Physical Training II 1
Vocational Physical Training focuses on preparing students for the physical challenges that line worker careers require. Students will build upon the skills developed in Vocational Physical Training I. Students will learn how to select foods to provide optimum health and the best sources of energy. Students will learn how to read labels and how to use food to cleanse and maintain overall health. Students will build upon techniques for stretching, warming up and physical training. Student must earn a grade of C or better in course to advance to Vocational Physical Training III. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in 332TECH 448.
Offered at: Kennedy-King
332TECH 463
Vocational Physical Training III 1
Vocational Physical Training focuses on preparing students for the physical challenges that line worker careers require. Students will build upon the skills developed in Vocational Physical Training II. Students will learn how to produce ideal body composition through food intake and how to balance other physical dimensions of self through physical activities. Students will learn advanced techniques to stretch, warm up and physically train. Student must earn a C or better to satisfy course and certificate completion. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in 332TECH 462.
Offered at: Kennedy-King
332TECH 767
Blueprint Reading I 2
Introduce students to construction blueprints and specifications. Emphasis on how to read and understand all types of working drawings used in the construction industry. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
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Offered at: Kennedy-King

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