Jul 12, 2024  
2021-2022 SLCC General Catalog 

Sustainable Building Construction: CC (CTE)

Certificate of Completion | 36 credits minimum

Apprenticeship and Construction Related Technology Division
Taylorsville Redwood Campus
CT 274
General Information 801-957-4073
Program Information 801-957-4066
Program Website
Academic and Career Advising

Program Faculty
Professor − Chad Fail
Associate Professor − Boyd Johnson

Program Description
This program is dedicated to teaching light commercial and residential sustainable construction methods that address the green building & energy conservation demands of today. It is designed to provide students with a practical hands-on experience in the areas of building construction and interior finishes. It is designed to be a building block toward the Construction Management & Sustainable Building AAS degree.

Career Opportunities
Various entry level positions within a construction company with potential for rapid promotion.

Estimated Cost for Students
Tuition and student fees: http://www.slcc.edu/student/financial/tuition-fees.aspx
Estimated cost of books and tools varies based on pathway and course selection.

Estimated Time to Completion
If students follow the suggested sample schedule, time to completion is one year.

Program Student Learning Outcomes Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes
  1 - Acquire substantive knowledge
2 - Communicate effectively
3 - Develop quantitative literacies
4 - Think critically and creatively
5 - Develop knowledge and skills to be civically engaged
6 - Develop the knowledge and skills to work with others in a professional and constructive manner
7 - Develop computer and information literacy

Discover construction technology that will enhance the ability to successfully compete in today’s marketplace in the construction management industry.

1, 6, 7

Identify sustainable building practices required by clients, architects, engineers and local and national building codes and standards.

1, 2, 4, 6

Provide continuing educational opportunities for currently working students who desire a degree for further job advancement.

1, 4, 6

Interpret building plans and specifications.

1, 4, 6, 7

General Education Requirements

Core Skills

Communication (CM) or (EN) 1 course

Select one course from the following

Quantitative Studies (QS) 1 course

Human Relations (HR) 1 course

Advising Notes

It is highly recommended that each student meet with the Construction Management Program Advisor prior to starting this program. It is the students’ responsibility to understand the requirements for their chosen program of study and to examine each course description for details about the prerequisite classes. The Program Advisor may be reached in Academic and Career Advising.

The Certificate of Completion is designed for students with little or no previous construction experience.