Printed on 11/26/2021
Construction Safety Technology
Associate Degree (AAS)
Financial Aid Eligible
*If general education courses are required, they may be available at multiple locations.
A solid background in construction safety will make you a valuable member of the construction site team. Your understanding of OSHA requirements and industry best practices will make the project as efficient as possible through the control of hazards and prevention of injuries. Your training includes a wide variety of industrial and construction safety topics including OSHA Industrial and Manufacturing standards, fall protection, trenching and excavation, material handling, incident investigations and safety management techniques. Graduates will find jobs with general and specialty contractors such as mechanical and electrical contractors.
Construction Safety Technician
Safety Engineering Technician
An academic skills assessment is required for admission into this program or the following: High School GPA of 2.75 or higher (last 10 years) OR provide completion of associate’s or higher degree OR; 165 or higher on your 2014 series GED tests OR; ACT OR SAT OR Accuplacer OR Companion OR Compass (last 3 years) to waive to the general education level; The cost of the Accuplacer assessment is $15; Catalog #: 94100100; Learn more at www.fvtc.edu/Assessment.
Credit Transfer Options
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Whether you’re an incoming student, transferring to another two-year college or pursuing your bachelor’s degree, we make it easy for you to seamlessly transfer your credits. With full accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission, we offer credit transfer agreements with more than 65 two-and four-year colleges.
- Apply OSHA Construction standard requirements.
- Demonstrate effective engineering and administrative controls for construction site hazards.
- Develop Site-Specific Safety Plans based on OSHA and best-industry standards.
- Develop construction related safety forms.
- Employ risk management techniques to mitigate hazards within the construction field.
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