Construction Technology Exterior Finishes Certificate of Completion

The Construction Technology Exterior Finishes Certificate of Completion provides students with the understanding and skills necessary to understand the environmental significance of insulation, thermal insulation, air infiltration and vapor barriers in construction and the artistic and environmental significance of roofing and exterior finish choices.  Topics include roofing tools including shingles, shakes, metal roofing, slate and tile; single-ply and foam applications;  proper roof ventilation; siding materials including wood, brick, vinyl, metal and stucco; insulation and waterproofing and the fundamentals of thermal insulation and vapor barriers.  Students participate in a practical lab or actual job site under close supervision from qualified instructors.

Students completing this certificate may seek an entry level career in the construction industry; pursue additional training in Framing Carpentry, Site Preparation and Layout, Electrical Construction Technology, Plumbing Construction Technology and Concrete and Masonry.  Students may also apply for credit by exam to transfer into a credit certificate or degree in Construction Management, Building and Energy Systems Professional, or Architecture/Drafting.

Course Code Title Units
ACT 320Construction Safety0
ACT 324Roofing Applications0
ACT 324ARoofing Applications Lab0
ACT 325Thermal & Moisture Protection0
ACT 327Exterior Finish0