BLD 100 Green Residential General Contracting - Spring 2015

This course is an introduction to basic green residential construction. Topics include the basics in blueprint reading, specifications, insurance, excavating, concrete, carpentry, plumbing, HVAC, indoor air quality, electrical, masonry, insulation, drywall, cabinetry, floor coverings, siding, and critical path design. An emphasis will be placed on “green”, energy and environmentally responsible new construction strategies and materials. Please note that all course materials and content are provided in the IMS Common Cartridge (IMSCC) format. The content can be accessed by opening the IMSCC file using your organization's Learning Management System application (these include Blackboard, D2L, Canvas etc.). Additional information about accessing Common Cartridge files can be found on the IMS Global Web site: http://www.imsglobal.org/cc. Future plans for the Skills Commons Web site include a feature that will allow users to view and download course content that is provided in the IMSCC format. Please refer to the "Enabling Others to Reuse Your Materials” page for more information: http://support.taaccct.org/enabling-reuse/.
Date:
2013-06-23
Primary Material Type:
Hybrid/Blended Course
Institution:
South Suburban College
Project Name:
IGEN (Illinois Green Economy Network) Career Pathways
TAACCCT Round:
1
Subjects:
Green Residential General Contracting, construction, indoor air quality, green plumbing strategies, HVAC systems

Industry / Occupation

Industry Partner:
Each IGEN Consortium college has established an Industry Advisory Group as part of their Career and Technical Education program. Advisory Group members contribute to the design, development and delivery of CTE courses including those developed through this TAACCCT grant. The members also provide opportunities for work-based learning and job placements for program graduates.
Industry Sector:
Construction -- Specialty Trade Contractors (238)
Occupation:
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations -- First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers (49-1011)

Education / Instructional Information

Instructional Program:
Construction Trades (46)
Credit Type:
  • Credit
Credential Type:
  • Certificate
Educational Level of Materials:
  • 1st year Community College or equivalent
Time Required:
16 weeks, one traditional college semester
Language:
English (United States)
Interactivity Type:
Mix of Active and Presentation.
Quality Rubric:
Other
Quality Note:
This curriculum underwent an independent third-party review for content, completeness, and quality. Please see attached quality review rubric.
Quality of Subject Matter was assured by:
  • Participation as an ongoing member of team developing the instructional materials
  • Using an approved rubric to conduct the evaluation of the instructional materials and providing a report
Quality of Online/Hybrid Course Design assured by:
  • Custom Quality Rubric
Course Note:
Green Building Construction Certificate
Derivative Work from Other's Materials:
https://www.skillscommons.org//handle/taaccct/18669

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Copyright / Licensing

Primary License:
Creative Commons License
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