Construction Management Technology - Construction Helper Certificate Level 1

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Construction Management Technology - Construction Helper Certificate Level 1

The Construction Helper certificate prepares students for entry-level employment in the field of construction. Students are exposed to a variety of trades involved in residential and commercial buildings. Students enrolled in this certificate obtain basic skills required in the construction industry, including safety regulations, trade standards and practices, blueprint reading, basic carpentry, air conditioning, electrical, and plumbing skills.


Semester 1
ELPT 1315 Electrical Calculations I 3
CNBT 1301 Introduction to the Construction Industry 3
CNBT 1318 Construction Tools and Techniques 3
CNBT 1300 Residential and Light Commercial Blueprint Reading 3
CNBT 1311 Construction Methods and Materials I (Capstone) 3
Semester 2
Semester 3


Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 3
Total Credits 15

**Capstone Statement
A capstone course is a course designed to provide opportunities for students to integrate knowledge from their core and concentration courses, to gain insight into the meanings of professionalism and professional practice, and to reflect on the norms of a discipline or profession.

Gainful Employment

Program Duration

This program is designed to be completed in 16 weeks.

Program Cost

This program will cost $1,765* if completed within normal time. There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.
*Includes estimates for books, supplies, and equipment.


Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. Typical debt total has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

Licensure Info

The State of Texas does not have licensure requirements for this profession.


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Last updated June 2019.