Building & Construction

If you have an interest in problem-solving, working with your hands or making a drawing come to life, consider a career in the skilled trades. Positions are available from repairing heating and air conditioning units to installing fiber-optic cable to working as a maintenance technician in a local apartment complex. Gain the knowledge and skills you need today for a career in building, construction and other vocational trades.

Course details and registration information

Apprenticeship Challenge Assessment
Available Classes
Not currently offered.
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
This challenge assessment follows NCCER guidelines and curriculum to evaluate the competence level of experienced workers in a specific craft area. Assessments may allow individuals to proceed to higher levels of apprenticeship instruction. Upon completion, participants will receive a training prescription issued by NCCER designating placement and any areas of focus needed.
Course Objectives
  1. Students will participate in a timed written assessment designed to evaluate knowledge and verify experience level.
Outline of Instruction
  1. 1. Introduction/Assign Assessment Credentials
    2. Timed Assessment
    3. Review of Training Prescriptions
Contact Hours
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
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Certification Learning Outcomes/Requirements
  1. NCCER offers a complete series of entry- and journey-level written assessments as part of its National Craft Assessment and Certification Program (NCACP). These assessments evaluate the knowledge of an individual in a specific craft area and provide a prescription for upgrade training when needed. All assessments are based upon the NCCER Curriculum and have been developed in conjunction with Subject Matter Experts from the industry and Prov™, NCCER’s test development partner. These assessments evaluate the comprehensive knowledge of an individual in a specific craft area.
CE to CU Articulation
All individuals wanting to take an NCCER journey-level assessment should have a minimum of four years of industry experience or training to journey/technician level in that field. You must pass the NCCER written assessment and the corresponding Performance Verification (PV) to earn a Certified Plus credential.
Text and Supplies Needed
Four function calculator, pencil and scratch paper should be provided
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
Class will be conducted in a lab
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 100%
  2. Participation
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
Intended Audience
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
  • Construction Trades Apprentice
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Course Contact Information
Michael Moore