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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

LIUNA Training and Education Fund | Evaluated Learning Experience

Construction Craft Laborer (CCL) Core

Location: 

LIUNA Pomfret, CT, and other LIUNA approved training centers

Length: 

175 hours of classroom instruction and 4,000 hours of supervised practical experience over two years.

Dates: 

April 2011 – Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the CCL Core and 4,000 hours of supervised practical experience, students will be able to: prepare, lay out, clean up, and secure a job site; use and understand basic blueprint symbols and views; recognize, secure, and maintain jobsite safety; identify and work safely around environmental hazards; erect, dismantle, maintain, and work from scaffolds or lifts; operate and maintain hand and power tools; operate and maintain equipment as required by the job; identify, estimate, move, supply, stock, and store materials; and use appropriate hand signals. Along with completing core work experience, students will complete on-the-job learning in one of the following areas of concentration: masonry, deconstruction/demolition, building construction, heavy/highway and utility construction, pipeline, tunneling, environmental remediation, and landscaping. 

Instruction: 

Major topics include: blueprint reading, building construction, confined space awareness, craft orientation, fall protection, first aid/CPR, general construction technology, hazard communication, OSHA construction safety and health, scaffold user, and flagger.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 18 semester hours, distributed as follows: 2 semester hours in Blueprint Reading, 4 semester hours in Construction Technology, 1 semester hour in Industrial Safety, 4 semester hours in Introduction to Construction, 1 semester hour in Applied Mathematics, and 6 semester hours in Field Experience (4/16). NOTE: Apprentices must successfully complete the CCL core comprised of 175 classroom hours and 4,000 hours of supervised practical experience over two years to gain access to college credit recommendations.

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