The Certificate in Construction Technology Program will prepare students to trades for the current local and global job market with entry-level knowledge and skills needed for any of the following fields: carpentry, electricity, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC); masonry, plumbing, reinforcing metal worker, and welding. All students must successfully pass for core courses (technical related requirements) with a “C” or better before enrolling in one of the seven concentration areas.
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The GCC Advantage
The advantage of earning an associate degree or certificate from Guam Community College is that the faculty, staff and administrators take to heart its mission - "to be a leader in career and technical workforce development by providing the highest quality education and job training in Micronesia."
Our instructors care about and want their students to succeed. Often, they will spend the extra time to make sure a concept is clear, and that students understand the practical, real-life applications of the classroom concepts they are learning. Also, GCC's partnerships with over 100 businesses ensure that what is taught in the classroom corresponds with what businesses need GCC graduates to know when they become employees. These partnerships include internships and apprenticeships that often lead to sustainable jobs and careers in our island’s workforce.
All students who declare a major are assigned an Academic Advisor. Students are strongly urged to visit your advisor, who can help you draft an educational plan with course sequencing that meets your personal, academic, and career goals.
Student Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the Certificate in Construction Technology program, students will be able to:
- Demonstrate basic skills needed to function as an entry-level worker in at least one construction trades concentration area in accordance with industry safety standards: carpentry; electricity; heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC); masonry; plumbing, reinforcing metal worker; or welding.
- Exhibit entry-level knowledge in chosen construction trades concentration area.
- Demonstrate professionalism as related to the construction trades industry.
Location: Building 600
Hours: 8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.