Industry and Technology Division
By completing the degree or certificate requirements, students acquire proficiency in basic residential construction techniques and in analyzing, evaluating, and providing solutions for a variety of job site situations. Students will be able to interpret blueprints, estimate materials, lay out, and construct a basic residential structure in accordance with Uniform Building Code requirements. Competencies are assessed regularly by student performance in the construction technology laboratory. The program provides career opportunities in various aspects of construction, including carpentry, cabinetmaking, furniture making, a variety of subcrafts, and contracting. Completion of the degree or certificate requirements qualifies students to receive a maximum of two years credit applicable toward the California State Contractor’s License Board experience requirement.
At least 50 percent of the major requirements for the Associate in Science degree must be completed at El Camino College.
For Gainful Employment program information, please visit www.elcamino.edu/academics/indtech/constructiontech.