Master the skills you need to assist contractors and subcontractors in the construction industry with SPC's Certificate in Sustainable Construction Technology.

This academic program prepares you for the following careers. All job data is provided by the U.S. Department of Labor.

Architectural and Civil Drafters

Salary Data

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area Average

Florida Average

Projected employment for Florida

2016 Employment

6,510

2026

7,960

Percent Change

22

Projected Job Openings

750

Skills you learn in SPC's Sustainable Construction Technology Certificate

  • Safe and efficient work practices
  • How to assist architects and architectural engineers in planning and designing structures
  • Use of construction materials
  • Basic drafting skills
  • How to prepare architectural and computer-aided drawings
  • How to manage contracts and specifications
  • Communication and leadership skills
  • Human relations and employability skills

Sustainable Construction Technology Certificate with Financial Aid Eligibility

BCNST-CT

Effective Beginning Catalog Term: Fall 2018 (550)

The requirements shown below are valid beginning Fall 2018 (550), and may not reflect degree requirements for current students. Current students should visit My SPC and view My Learning Plan to see specific degree requirements for their effective term.



Program Leadership Information

Lara Sharp
Program Director, CL
(727) 398-8256
Sharp.Lara@spcollege.edu


Program Summary

This Certificate provides the student with the supervisory and sustainability training necessary to assist contractors and subcontractors in the construction industry.

The Academic Pathway is a tool for students that lists the following items:
o the recommended order in which to take the program courses
o suggested course when more than one option exists
o which semester each course is typically offered
o if the course has a prerequisite
o courses that may lead to a certificate (if offered in the program)

If you are starting the program this term, click here to access the recommended Academic Pathway.

If you have already started the program, click here for the archived Academic Pathways.

Please verify the Academic Pathway lists your correct starting semester.

Florida CIP Code

0630330106: Sustainable Design

Federal CIP Code

15.1301: Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General.

Job Related Opportunities

  • Drafter
  • Job Foreman
  • Job Estimator
  • Materials Purchaser
  • Project Manager
  • Scheduler
  • Superintendent

MAJOR CORE COURSES
Complete 11 credits

ARC 2461 Materials and Methods of Construction I 3
BCN 1596 Environmental Technology for Building Construction 2
BCN 1597 An Introduction to Solar Energy in Residential Construction 3
BCN 1592 Energy Efficient Building Construction for Florida's Climate 3

MAJOR ELECTIVE COURSES
Work Experience (Select 3 credits)

BCN 1940 Construction Practicum 3
BCN 2949 Co-op Work Experience 1-3

MAJOR ELECTIVE COURSES
Electives (Select 5 credits)

BCN 1050 Building Specifications 1
BCN 1251C Construction Drawing 3
BCN 1272 Blueprint Reading 2
BCN 2068 The A.D.A.: Primer for Contractors 1
BCN 2732 Occupational Safety and Health (OSHA) Standards for the Construction Industry 1
BCT 1760 Building Codes 2
BCT 1770 Construction Estimating 3
Total Credits 19

Continuing your education at SPC

SPC's Sustainable Construction Technology Certificate is part of and transfers to our Building Design and Construction Management Associate of Science Degree. The A.S. degree can be applied to our bachelor's degree in Sustainability Management.

Sustainable Construction Technology Certificate