Estimating & Planning Construction Costs Certificate
Stage of Development
Credit/Non-credit # of credits (if credit bearing)
Length of Credential
Types of Partnerships
Incremental Credentialing Framework Approaches
Learn As You Go
Retro As You Go
Top Competencies/Learning Outcomes
Gain a deeper understanding of the current major planning issues effecting the construction industry
Develop skills and knowledge necessary to be a manager in today’s construction industry
Expand current and develop additional advanced construction industry skills
Three courses from Construction Management and Civil Engineering Technology
Why the Credential was Developed
The Estimating & Planning Construction Costs Certificate is designed to enhance learners’ knowledge of construction costs and planning in the commercial and heavy/highway aspects of construction.
The program focuses on learners with an entry-level or working knowledge of the construction industry, with the purpose of accelerating the student through various construction estimating processes and procedures.
How the Credential was Developed
Construction management faculty designed the credential to serve students and employees looking for estimating and planning skills separate from a full degree.
The certificate will also be available for students who left the college with completed coursework but no degree.
The credential is recorded on a student’s transcript when conferred. A certificate document is also provided to the student.
The Targeted Learners
Learners with interest in the construction industry
Employees in the construction industry looking to move into management
Previous students with some completed courses in Construction Management, but not a completed degree