Preliminary 2024-2025 Yavapai College Catalog 
    Apr 21, 2024  
Preliminary 2024-2025 Yavapai College Catalog

Basic Residential Trades Certificate

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The Basic Residential Trades Certificate prepares students to apply basic skills and knowledge in the core trades of residential carpentry, electrical, plumbing, and 3-D concrete printing. Includes NCCER curriculum and instruction in safety, employment, tool usage, measurement, plan reading, codes, supplies, equipment, fixtures, installations, and finishes in these core trades. Also includes assembly, operation and maintenance of a 3-D concrete printer in residential home building.

Credit Hours Required: 28

Program Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate safe operations with construction materials, tools, and equipment.
  2. Demonstrate trade-appropriate dress and behavior.
  3. Assemble residential home components related to carpentry, electrical, and plumbing, from rough to finish.
  4. Construct all components of a residential build from rough to finish.
  5. Install and finish floors, walls, ceilings, doors and windows for a residential build.
  6. Install electrical and plumbing conduits, wires, and fixtures.