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Heartland Community College

Construction Skills

16 credit hours

Catalog Year 2023-2024

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

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:

Any BULD, BTEC, CAD, CNST, ELAP, ELTC, MAIN, MFTG, MTT, NETW, REEC, TECH or WELD course(s)

or CSCI 110

or DMED 120, DMED 260

or EVES 101, EVES 110, EVES 115, EVES 125

3
Total Credit Hours 16

Suggested Sequence:

Fall - CAD 101, CAD 235, CNST 101, CNST 113
Spring - Technical Elective, TECH 171/172

Contact Us

Career and Technical Education Division
AMC 1600
1500 W Raab Road
Normal, IL 61761
Phone: (309) 268-8860
Fax: (309) 268-7963

Email the CTE Division

Adam Campbell

Dean, Career and Technical Education
AMC 1607
Phone: (309) 268-8895
Email: Adam.Campbell@heartland.edu