This program is designed for the residential construction laborer with at least a year of construction site experience seeking to become a job site manager for a residential construction company. In five months, you will learn the best practices of OSHA construction site safety, site preparation and framing as well as providing oversight for employees and sub-contractors. You will also gain understanding of residential building construction legal issues and how to apply current SC building codes to the job site.
How to Enroll
To pursue this certificate, please click on the courses below to see availability. You can register for courses online, and you do not have to apply to the college!
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Sample Program Plan and Costs
Class Delivery Methods
|On-Campus||Traditional. Classes meet on campus.|
|Virtual||100% online. Meets with a live instructor and classmates on specific days, at specific times. Uses web conferencing software, like Zoom.|
|Hybrid||Some classes on campus. Some classes online or virtual.|
|Online||100% online. Due dates for projects and assignments. Self-paced work on your time.|
|CEUs||Class Hours||Course Title||Cost|
Residential Building Codes
This class explains the SC Residential Codes Manual, focusing on areas that building contractors need to know to pass the SC Residential Builder exam. The course will explain relevant portions of the code that residential contractors, home inspectors, or homeowners need to understand to ensure work is being performed correctly.
Residential Building Site and Foundation Preparation
Learn to lay out and prepare a building site, pour footings and slabs, and build concrete and masonry foundations through classroom presentations and lab demonstrations. Emphasis is placed on approved building methods and estimating procedures.
Residential Building Framing and Finishing
Learn to frame floors, walls, ceilings, and roofs; build stairs; install roof coverings, siding, windows, doors, interior wall coverings, cabinets, and trim through classroom instruction and hands-on lab demonstration. Emphasis is placed on approved building methods and estimating procedures.
General Construction Safety
Learn safety and health principles to help you meet OSHA requirements. Upon completion of the General Construction Safety course you will be able to identify OSHA regulatory requirements for construction sites and work knowledgeably within OSHA's construction standards. Special emphasis is placed on areas in construction that most commonly result in worker injury or property damage. Students will receive a 10-hour OSHA Construction completion card.
Print Reading for Construction
Learn the basics of reading construction blueprints. Emphasis is placed on architectural and structural plans. Learn the symbols, terminology, and abbreviations associated with reading construction plans.
Residential Contractor Business and Law
This course helps prepare you for the Business and Law portion of the SC Residential Builder Exam. This class will also help construction managers, home inspectors, and individuals building their own home to understand the legal and management aspect of construction.
Residential Plumbing for Home Builders
Learn the basics of residental plumbing to ensure proper oversight of plumbing installation on the construction site. Emphasis will be placed on identification and proper usage of plumbing materials and tools; proper installation of faucets, fixtures and valves; undertanding of a drain-waste-vent system.
Not including fees and equipment