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Construction Project Coordinator

20-455-3 Certificate (C) 20 Credits Not Financial Aid Eligible Location*: Oshkosh

*If general education courses are required, they may be available at multiple locations.

If you are new to the construction business or want to increase your depth of knowledge in commercial construction materials, methods and construction criteria, this certificate program is for you. You'll master skills in site and building material selection and installation methods, and will learn to evaluate construction plans and specifications for job site supervision. You'll also integrate sustainable design and construction practices into the material and methods of construction. Your classes will cover building plans and specifications, codes, site safety and inspection techniques. There will be plenty of opportunities to practice your skills with daily construction site activities including meetings, submittals, bulletins and shop drawing review.

COURSE LIST

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Course list for reference only. Current students please refer to your individualized program plan or see your advisor.
**Outside effort hours are an estimate based on state standards, and may vary from person to person.

    Technical Studies (20 Credits)

    Course Title
    Course Number
    Credits
    Instructional Hours
    Outside Effort Hours**
    Prior Learning Credit Eligibility
  • Site Layout and Construction (CMT)
    10-455-101
    2Credit
    54
    52
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 52.5
    • Course Number: 10455101
    • Credits: 2.00

    Focuses on the materials, methods and equipment used in site construction. Topics include soil characteristics, survey practices, building layout, excavation and shoring, utility placement, engineered fill, and water management. Students learn to interpret codes, prints and specifications pertinent to site construction.

    CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY (10-455-4)

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ALL of the following:

    • Student is in progress in Construction Management Technology (10-455-4) Program of Study

    Coreq: Student has completed or is simultaneously enrolling in ALL of the following:

    • TECMANUF 10455103 - Understanding Constr Docs (CMT) OR TECMANUF 10455121 - Understand Const Draw (CMT)

    • MATH 10804113 - College Technical Math 1A OR MATH 10804115 - College Technical Math 1

    CONSTRUCTION PROJECT COORDINATOR (20-455-3)

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ALL of the following:

    • Student is in progress in Construction Project Coordinator (20-455-3) Program of Study

    Coreq: Student has completed or is simultaneously enrolling in ALL of the following:

    • TECMANUF 10455103 - Understanding Constr Docs (CMT) OR TECMANUF 10455121 - Understand Const Draw (CMT)

  • Introduction to Construction Management (CMT)
    10-455-102
    1Credit
    18
    36
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 18
    • Outside Effort Hours: 36
    • Course Number: 10455102
    • Credits: 1.00

    Serves as an introduction to the construction management profession and the Construction Management program at FVTC. Provides students with an overview of residential, commercial and industrial construction practice prior to student co-op experience.

    CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY (10-455-4)

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ALL of the following:

    • Student is in progress in Construction Management Technology (10-455-4) Program of Study

    CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION INSTRUCTION (10-522-6)

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ALL of the following:

    • Student is in progress in Career and Technical Education Instruction (10-522-6) Program of Study

    Coreq: Student has completed or is simultaneously enrolling in ALL of the following:

    • TRANSP 94602005 - CTEI Uniforms/Orientation

    OR ANY of the following options:

    • Student is in progress in Construction Project Coordinator (20-455-3) Program of Study

    • Student is not in progress in Associate Degree, Apprenticeship, or Technical Diploma (31 or 32 level)

  • Understanding Construction Documents (CMT)
    10-455-103
    1Credit
    18
    36
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 18
    • Outside Effort Hours: 36
    • Course Number: 10455103
    • Credits: 1.00

    Explores the contents of construction documents including site civil, structural, architectural, and MEP design and specifications. Applies knowledge of the design and specifications through the interpretation of the drawings, models, and the project manual. Navigates all facets of the construction documents to examine a project by discipline and as a system.

    CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY (10-455-4)

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ALL of the following:

    • Student is in progress in Construction Management Technology (10-455-4) Program of Study

    CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION INSTRUCTION (10-522-6)

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ALL of the following:

    • Student is in progress in Career and Technical Education Instruction (10-522-6) Program of Study

    Coreq: Student has completed or is simultaneously enrolling in ALL of the following:

    • TRANSP 94602005 - CTEI Uniforms/Orientation

    OR ANY of the following options:

    • Student is in progress in Construction Project Coordinator (20-455-3) Program of Study

    • Student is not in progress in Associate Degree, Apprenticeship, or Technical Diploma (31 or 32 level)

  • Software Fundamentals for Construction (CMT)
    10-455-110
    1Credit
    18
    36
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 18
    • Outside Effort Hours: 36
    • Course Number: 10455110
    • Credits: 1.00

    Applies business and construction software solutions to functional applications in construction. Explores and applies applications utilizing software that is needed to write and create documents, presentations, emails, and spreadsheets. Explores the use of project management and document management software. Collaborates with software and practices the use of business communication platforms utilized in the construction industry.

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ANY of the following options:

    • Student is in progress in Construction Management Technology (10-455-4) Program of Study

    • Student is in progress in Construction Project Supervision (20-455-1) Program of Study

    • Student is in progress in Construction Project Coordinator (20-455-3) Program of Study

    • Student is in progress in Construction, Small Business Management (20-455-4) Program of Study

    • Student is not in progress in Associate Degree, Apprenticeship, or Technical Diploma (31 or 32 level)

  • Construction Materials and Methods 1 (CMT)
    10-455-114
    2Credit
    36
    72
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 36
    • Outside Effort Hours: 72
    • Course Number: 10455114
    • Credits: 2.00

    Explores the materials and techniques used to construct foundation and structural shell systems of a building. Analyzes the capacity and requirements for efficient installation of concrete, steel, wood, and engineered systems to construct the structural core of a vertical structure including interior partition framing. Examines code compliancy, adherence with construction documents, and specific governing organizational guidelines.

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ALL of the following:

    • TECMANUF 10455101 - Site Layout and Const (CMT)

    • TECMANUF 10455103 - Understanding Constr Docs (CMT) OR TECMANUF 10455121 - Understand Const Draw (CMT)

    • TECMANUF 10455110 - Software Fund for Constr (CMT)

    • Student is in progress in the Program of Study of Construction Management Technology (10-455-4) OR Construction Project Coordinator (20-455-3)

  • Construction Materials and Methods Lab (CMT)
    10-455-117
    4Credit
    144
    72
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 144
    • Outside Effort Hours: 72
    • Course Number: 10455117
    • Credits: 4.00

    Applies the methods of installation of core and shell elements of a vertical structure. Layout and install/erect structural building elements including cast-in-place and precast concrete, masonry, structural steel, steel trusses, steel deck, and cold-formed steel frame wall systems. Execute the planning, operational supervision, and installation of a commercial structure.

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ALL of the following:

    • Student is in progress in the Program of Study of Construction Management Technology (10-455-4) OR Construction Project Coordinator (20-455-3)

    AND ANY of the following options:

    • SAFETY 10449118 - Construction Haz. Recognition

    • TECMANUF 10455127 - Const Safety Management (CMT)

    Coreq: Student has completed or is simultaneously enrolling in ANY of the following options:

    • TECMANUF 10455105 - Foundation System (CMT) AND TECMANUF 10455111 - Structural Systems (CMT)

    • TECMANUF 10455114 - Constr Materials Methods1(CMT)

  • Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing Systems (CMT)
    10-455-126
    3Credit
    68
    0
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 68
    • Outside Effort Hours: 0
    • Course Number: 10455126
    • Credits: 3.00

    Focuses on the materials, methods and equipment used in mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems. Additional topics to include fire protection, communications and security systems. Students learn to interpret codes, prints and specifications pertinent to M.E.P. systems.

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ALL of the following:

    • Student is in progress in the Program of Study of Construction Management Technology (10-455-4) OR Construction Project Coordinator (20-455-3)

    AND ANY of the following options:

    • TECMANUF 10455105 - Foundation System (CMT) AND TECMANUF 10455111 - Structural Systems (CMT)

    • TECMANUF 10455114 - Constr Materials Methods1(CMT)

    AND ANY of the following options:

    • TECMANUF 10455112 - Exterior Enclosure Sys (CMT) AND TECMANUF 10455118 - Interior Bldg Finishes (CMT)

    • TECMANUF 10455130 - Constr Materials Methods2(CMT)

  • Construction Safety Management (CMT)
    10-455-127
    2Credit
    36
    68
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 36
    • Outside Effort Hours: 67.5
    • Course Number: 10455127
    • Credits: 2.00

    Provides training in Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards. Teaches strategies for creating a successful safety management plan. Students receive their OSHA 30-hr. Construction Safety card upon successful completion.

    CONSTRUCTION PLANS (10-455-4) / (20-455-1) / (20-455-3)

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ANY of the following options:

    • Student is in progress in Construction Management Technology (10-455-4) Program of Study

    • Student is in progress in Construction Project Supervision (20-455-1) Program of Study

    • Student is in progress in Construction Project Coordinator (20-455-3) Program of Study

    CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION INSTRUCTION (10-522-6)

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ALL of the following:

    • Student is in progress in Career and Technical Education Instruction (10-522-6) Program of Study

    Coreq: Student has completed or is simultaneously enrolling in ALL of the following:

    • TRANSP 94602005 - CTEI Uniforms/Orientation

    OR ALL of the following:

    • Student is not in progress in Associate Degree, Apprenticeship, or Technical Diploma (31 or 32 level)

  • Construction Materials and Methods 2 (CMT)
    10-455-130
    2Credit
    36
    72
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 36
    • Outside Effort Hours: 72
    • Course Number: 10455130
    • Credits: 2.00

    Explores the materials and techniques used to construct exterior shell and core interior fit-out systems of a building. Analyzes the capacity and requirements for efficient installation of all elements and systems to construct the exterior shell of a vertical structure including thermal and moisture, roofing, cladding, glazing, sealants, flashing, and stormwater management. Analyzes the capacity and requirements for efficient installation of all elements and systems to construct the interior fit-out of a vertical structure including acoustics, openings, wall/ceiling/floor finishes, FF&E, specialties, and conveying systems including stairs. Examines code compliancy, adherence with construction documents, and specific organizational guidelines.

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ALL of the following:

    • TECMANUF 10455101 - Site Layout and Const (CMT)

    • TECMANUF 10455103 - Understanding Constr Docs (CMT) OR TECMANUF 10455121 - Understand Const Draw (CMT)

    • TECMANUF 10455110 - Software Fund for Constr (CMT)

    • Student is in progress in the Program of Study of Construction Management Technology (10-455-4) OR Construction Project Coordinator (20-455-3)

  • Construction Supervision (CMT)
    10-455-140
    2Credit
    36
    72
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 36
    • Outside Effort Hours: 72
    • Course Number: 10455140
    • Credits: 2.00

    Focuses on the function of construction supervision. Practices routine communication, reporting, and documentation techniques. Executes daily and weekly task requirements of a superintendent. Focuses on the oversight of project schedules, site logistics, safety, trade labor coordination, and quality control.

    CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY (10-455-4) / CONSTRUCTION PROJECT COORDINATOR (20-455-3)

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ALL of the following:

    • Student is in progress in the Program of Study of Construction Management Technology (10-455-4) OR Construction Project Coordinator (20-455-3)

    AND ANY of the following options:

    • TECMANUF 10455105 - Foundation System (CMT) AND TECMANUF 10455111 - Structural Systems (CMT)

    • TECMANUF 10455114 - Constr Materials Methods1(CMT)

    AND ANY of the following options:

    • TECMANUF 10455112 - Exterior Enclosure Sys (CMT) AND TECMANUF 10455118 - Interior Bldg Finishes (CMT)

    • TECMANUF 10455130 - Constr Materials Methods2(CMT)

    CONSTRUCTION PROJECT SUPERVISION (20-455-1) / CONSTRUCTION, SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT (20-455-4)

    • Student is in progress in the Program of Study of Construction Project Supervision (20-455-1) OR Construction, Small Business Management (20-455-4)

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