Sustainable Construction and Energy Technology: Construction

Program Length:
2.8 Semesters
Sustainable Construction and Energy Technology Program
Program Level:
Certificate of Achievement

Construction Certificate Requirements 

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Measuring out a skid The Construction Certificate combines hands-on technical training with building science theory, business skills, green building techniques and work experience in a quickly evolving industry. Our curriculum covers important topics such as California's Title 24 building codes, material selection and estimation, and understanding working documents, giving graduates an edge in a rapidly changing industry.  This certificate prepares students to gain general employment in the building trades, specialize in green building, start their own business, or pursue a contracting license or construction management degree. This certificate can generally be completed within three semesters.

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Required Courses (In addition to Program Core Requirements)

  • SCT 180A Construction Fundamentals of Green Building     3 units
  • SCT 184 Building to Code and Beyond                                   3 units
  • SCT 193 Building Science and Home Performance                3 units

Electives (minimum 3 units)

  • SCT 180B Advanced Construction Fundamentals of Green Building   3 units
  • SCT 182 Residential Remodeling & Repair                                           3 units
  • SCT 186 Introduction to Residential Electrical Systems                        3 units
  • SCT 189 Introduction to Plumbing                                                         3 units









Certificate completion statistics -  

Number of students who completed this program between July 1, 2016 and June 30, 2017: 2

Sustainable Construction and Energy Technology: Construction - Student Learning Outcomes

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Because of the low number of students completing this program, Mendocino College does not report:
• The percentage of completers with student debt;
• The median cumulative debt for completers in this program;
• The amount of Federal student loan debt;
• The amount of Private loan debt;
• The amount of Institutional financing plan debt;
• The number of students who completed the program within the normal program time;

This information is not reported in compliance with FERPA regulations.