Construction Technology – Residential Building and Renovation

One-Year Technical Certificate

Curriculum Code 6176

The Residential Building & Renovation One Year Technical Certificate is designed to provide students with the knowledge, cognitive skills and hands-on skills necessary to perform in an entry-level construction position. Employment opportunities exist in a variety of residential construction companies. Every course in the One Year Technical Certificate program can be applied to the two year Associate of Applied Science degree in Construction Technology. Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by Lorain County Community College’s University Partnership.

For more information about this certificate, please contact Glenn Vasiloff at 440-366-7009 or

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Fall Semester
CNST 121 Construction Document Reading 3
CNST 122 Introduction to Carpentry 4
ENGL 161 College Composition I 3
TECN 111 Technical Problem Solving 3
SDEV 101 College 101 ^ 1
Spring Semester
ARTS 254 History of American Architecture > 3
CADD 111 Introduction to Computer Aided Drafting * 2
CNST 120 Introduction to HVAC 2
CNST 124 Introduction to Plumbing 2
MTHM 121 Technical Mathematics I 4
Construction Elective ~ 2
Total Credit Hours: 31

1. * Indicates that this course requires a prerequisite or may be taken concurrently.
2. ~ Indicates that a student may Subsitute Work-Based Learning (CNST 287, 288 and/or 289) for one or more credit hours for this elective. Please make an appointment with your conselor for assistance.
3. ^ A student must register for the orientation course when enrolling for more than six credit hours per semester or any course that would result in an accumulation of 13 or more credit hours.

Established    January 2011
Revised         November 2014
Effective        May 2015