Printed on 10/25/2021

Construction Project Coordinator

20-455-3 Certificate (C) 20 Credits Not Financial Aid Eligible Location*: Oshkosh

*If general education courses are required, they may be available at multiple locations.

If you are new to the construction business or want to increase your depth of knowledge in commercial construction materials, methods and construction criteria, this certificate program is for you. You'll master skills in site and building material selection and installation methods, and will learn to evaluate construction plans and specifications for job site supervision. You'll also integrate sustainable design and construction practices into the material and methods of construction. Your classes will cover building plans and specifications, codes, site safety and inspection techniques. There will be plenty of opportunities to practice your skills with daily construction site activities including meetings, submittals, bulletins and shop drawing review.

COURSE LIST

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Course list for reference only. Current students please refer to your individualized program plan or see your advisor.
**Outside effort hours are an estimate based on state standards, and may vary from person to person.

    Course Title
    Course Number
    Credits
    Instructional Hours
    Outside Effort Hours**
    Prior Learning Credit Eligibility
  • Supervision
    10-196-191
    3Credit
    54
    108

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10196191
    • Credits: 3.00

    Uses a practical approach to training people in the basics of supervision and management. This course emphasizes the application of theory and covers management functions, the skills needed to perform those functions, the history of management, contemporary management trends, ethics, communication and total quality management.

  • Site Layout and Construction (CMT)
    10-455-101
    2Credit
    45
    68
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 45
    • Outside Effort Hours: 68
    • Course Number: 10455101
    • Credits: 2.00

    Focuses on the materials, methods and equipment used in site construction. Topics include soil characteristics, survey practices, building layout, excavation and shoring, utility placement, engineered fill, and water management. Students learn to interpret codes, prints and specifications pertinent to site construction.

    Prereq: Admission to Construction Management Technology program; Coreq: College Technical Math 1A (10804113) or College Technical Math 1 (10804115); Introduction to Construction Management (10455102)
  • Introduction to Construction Management (CMT)
    10-455-102
    1Credit
    18
    36
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 18
    • Outside Effort Hours: 36
    • Course Number: 10455102
    • Credits: 1.00

    Serves as an introduction to the construction management profession and the Construction Management program at FVTC. Provides students with an overview of residential, commercial and industrial construction practice prior to student co-op experience.

    Prereq: Active in Const Mgmt or CTEI plan, HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL Read 54+/Sent 83+, Next Gen Read 250+/Sent 250+, ACT Read 18+/Engl 18+ OR Read Prep 10838105/Sent Prep 10831103; Coreq: CTEI Uniforms 94602005 (CTEI students only); OR Not pursuing a degree
  • Foundation System (CMT)
    10-455-105
    2Credit
    45
    68
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 45
    • Outside Effort Hours: 68
    • Course Number: 10455105
    • Credits: 2.00

    Focuses on the materials, methods and equipment used in various foundation systems. Students will investigate various types of foundations used in buildings and other structures with an emphasis on concrete properties and principles. Students learn to interpret codes, prints and specifications pertinent to foundation construction.

    Prereq: Site Layout and Construction (10455101) and Intro to Construction Management (10455102)
  • Structural Systems (CMT)
    10-455-111
    2Credit
    45
    68
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 45
    • Outside Effort Hours: 68
    • Course Number: 10455111
    • Credits: 2.00

    Focuses on the materials, methods and equipment used in the frame of a structure. Topics include structural systems built from wood, steel and reinforced concrete. Students learn to interpret codes, prints and specifications pertinent to structural systems.

    Prereq: Site Layout & Construction (10455101); Intro to Construction Management (10455102); Coreq: Foundation Systems (10455105)
  • Exterior Enclosure Systems (CMT)
    10-455-112
    2Credit
    45
    68
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 45
    • Outside Effort Hours: 68
    • Course Number: 10455112
    • Credits: 2.00

    Focuses on the materials, methods and equipment used in building enclosures. Topics include masonry, precast, metals, glazing and EIFS (exterior insulation and finish systems). Emphasis is on proper detailing to avoid moisture penetration. Students learn to interpret codes, prints and specifications pertinent to building enclosures.

    Prereq: Site Layout & Construction (10455101) AND Intro to Construction Management (10455102); Coreq: Structural Systems (10455111)
  • Interior Building Finishes (CMT)
    10-455-118
    2Credit
    45
    68
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 45
    • Outside Effort Hours: 68
    • Course Number: 10455118
    • Credits: 2.00

    Focuses on the material, methods and equipment used to complete a building's interior. Topics include framed partitions and falsework, masonry partitions, ceiling systems, floor coverings, interior millwork and hardware. Students learn to interpret codes, prints and specifications pertinent to building interiors.

    Prereq: Site Layout & Construction (10455101); Intro to Construction Management (10455102); Coreq: Structural Systems (10455111)
  • Understanding Construction Drawings (CMT)
    10-455-121
    1Credit
    18
    36
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 18
    • Outside Effort Hours: 36
    • Course Number: 10455121
    • Credits: 1.00

    Introduces graphic communication methods used in construction. Basic sketching techniques are taught along with basic drafting procedures. Students will use their knowledge in architectural and engineering techniques to interpret construction drawings.

    Prereq: Active in Const Mgmt or CTEI plan, HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL Read 54+/Sent 83+, Next Gen Read 250+/Sent 250+, ACT Read 18+/Engl 18+ OR Read Prep 10838105/Sent Prep 10831103; Coreq: CTEI Uniforms 94602005 (CTEI students only); OR Not pursuing a degree
  • Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing Systems (CMT)
    10-455-126
    3Credit
    72
    108
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 72
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10455126
    • Credits: 3.00

    Focuses on the materials, methods and equipment used in mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems. Additional topics to include fire protection, communications and security systems. Students learn to interpret codes, prints and specifications pertinent to M.E.P. systems.

    Prereq: Exterior Enclosure Systems (10455112); Interior Building Finishes (10455118)
  • Construction Safety Management (CMT)
    10-455-127
    2Credit
    45
    68
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 45
    • Outside Effort Hours: 68
    • Course Number: 10455127
    • Credits: 2.00

    Provides training in Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards. Teaches strategies for creating a successful safety management plan. Students receive their OSHA 30-hr. Construction Safety card upon successful completion.

    Prereq: Active in Const Mgmt or CTEI plan, HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACPL Read 54+/Sent 83+, Next Gen Read 250+/Sent 250+, ACT Read 18+/Engl 18+ OR Read Prep 10838105/Sent Prep 10831103, Coreq: CTEI Uniforms 94602005 (CTEI students only); OR Not pursuing a degree
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