Student Alert: This program has been approved by SACSCOC for inactivation effective fall term 2016. No new students are being enrolled at this time.
Workforce Certificate (PSAV/Clock Hour program)
This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for education and careers in the Architecture & Construction career cluster, provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupational-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the Architectural & Construction career cluster.
A minimum grade of "C" or better must be achieved in all professional core courses.
Upon successful completion, students will be qualified to enter the building and construction industry. The purpose of this program is to prepare students for employment or advanced training in the building construction industry.
Florida State College at Jacksonville's Building Construction program has a long-standing relationship with this region's major industry organizations, such as Woods Engineering, C. Young Construction, Superior Construction, Paul Fraser Homes, Stellar Group, C & C Powerlines, Dickey Smith & Company, Miatt Construction and Accubuild Construction.
Members of the Northeast Florida Builders Association serve on our Construction Management Advisory Council and on advisory committees for all trades, as well as provide internships and fund annual scholarships. The advisory committees provide leadership, support and guidance for the program and support such educational activities as constructing residential projects from design to move in.
You have the opportunity to network with major contractors and become employed while you're still in school. We also refer you for internships and job interviews.
The Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) is a major criterion in a student's completion of the program. Students who fail to meet the State of Florida's designated exit score will be required to complete the Applied Academics for Adult Education (AAAE). In order to complete the program successfully, students must achieve or surpass the designated exit score(s). See the Standards of Academic Progress .
Students in this program should be advised by the instructor or the program manager before enrolling in courses.
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