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Heartland Community College

Construction Skills

16 credit hours

Catalog Year 2022-2023

The Construction Skills Certificate prepares you for an entry-level position in the construction industry as an estimator, CAD technician, or project assistant. You will learn a basic understanding of construction skills, building materials and design, and safety. Should you decide to pursue further education in this area, you can apply all of these courses toward the Industrial Technology Certificate or the Industrial Technology AAS degree.

Certificate Requirements

Class Title Credit Hours
CAD 101 Introduction to AutoCAD 3
CAD 235 CAD for Construction 3
CNST 101 Construction Materials & Methods 3
CNST 113 Construction Documents, Estimating & Scheduling 3
TECH 171 or TECH 172 OSHA Construction Safety or OSHA General Industry Safety 1
Technical Elective(s)

Choose at least 3 credit hours from

Total Credit Hours 16

Contact Us

Technology Department
WDC 1200
1500 W Raab Road
Normal, IL 61761
Phone: (309) 268-8860
Fax: (309) 268-7963

Email the Technology Department

Adam Campbell

Interim Dean, Career and Technical Education
WDC 2202
Phone: (309) 268-8895