Carpentry – Academic Certificate | Midlands Technical College

Semester
Course ID
Course Title
Classroom
Online
Hybrid
Virtual
Credits

Semester 1
(13 Credit Hours)
BCT-101

Introduction to Building Construction

Introduction to Building Construction

ID: BCT-101

Credit Hours: 5

This course is an introduction to residential and light commercial construction, construction terms, tools of the trade and their safe use.

5

BCT-102

Fundamentals of Building Construction

Fundamentals of Building Construction

ID: BCT-102

Credit Hours: 4

This course is a study of framing for residential and light commercial buildings.

4

BCT-142

Fundamentals of Construction Safety

Fundamentals of Construction Safety

ID: BCT-142

Credit Hours: 4

This course covers safety standards and practices as they apply to the building construction industry.

4

Semester 2
(2 Credit Hours)
BCT-131

Estimating/Quantity Take Off

Estimating/Quantity Take Off

ID: BCT-131

Credit Hours: 2

This course covers construction estimation and quantity take off for construction trades based on local and national building codes.

2

Semester 3
(2 Credit Hours)
BCT-104

Site Layout and Preparation

Site Layout and Preparation

ID: BCT-104

Credit Hours: 2

This course is a study of principles, equipment, and methods used to perform site layouts and distance measurements.

2

Semester 4
(4 Credit Hours)
CWE-111

Cooperative Work Experience I

Cooperative Work Experience I

ID: CWE-111

Credit Hours: 1

This course includes cooperative work experience in an approved setting.

1

BCT-111

Blueprint Reading and Specifications

Blueprint Reading and Specifications

ID: BCT-111

Credit Hours: 3

This course is an introductory study of construction plans and specifications and how they represent finished buildings.

3

Semester 5
(8 Credit Hours)
WLD-102

Introduction to Welding

Introduction to Welding

ID: WLD-102

Credit Hours: 2

This course covers the principles of welding, cutting, and basic procedures for safety in using welding equipment.

2

BCT-221

Construction Building Code

Construction Building Code

ID: BCT-221

Credit Hours: 3

This course is a study of local, state, and national building code requirements as they apply to residential and commercial construction.

3

BCT-212

Construction Methods and Design

Construction Methods and Design

ID: BCT-212

Credit Hours: 3

This course covers residential construction methods and designs.

3

 
Total Credit Hours
29

 
Estimated Cost
Financial Aid
$5,452.00
Not including fees and equipment