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NOCTI and Nocti Business Solutions (NBS) | Evaluated Learning Experience

Construction (1128)

Course Category: 
Location: 
NOCTI and NBS proctored test centers throughout the United States.
Length: 
Varies.
Dates: 
September 2010 - Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Proficiency exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Students will be able to:create and implement project plans considering available resources and requirements; read and interpret blueprints and other technical drawings and documents; select and use tools, machinery, and equipment commonly used in design and construction; identify tools and materials needed to complete a construction project; demonstrate knowledge of craft and trade skills needed to complete construction projects effectively; implement testing and inspection procedures to ensure the successful completion of a construction project; apply reading, writing, mathematical, and science skills in an architecture and construction career environment; examine the relationship of roles and responsibilities between trades/professions to complete a job or project; apply industry standards and practices to ensure quality work; apply appropriate codes, laws, regulations, and industry standards to architectural and construction situations; identify ethical issues and demonstrate ethical behavior in architectural and construction situations; locate, organize, and reference written information from reliable sources to communicate with coworkers and clients; apply listening skills and interpret verbal and nonverbal behaviors to enhance communication with coworkers and clients; interpret and use tables, charts, and figures to support written and oral communication; use word processing, presentation, and email applications to prepare communications; use spreadsheet and database applications to manage and communicate data and information; use problem solving and critical thinking skills to locate good sources of information about problems and determine appropriate methods for investigating causes; use problem solving and critical thinking skills to determine root causes of problems and suggest solutions; exhibit leadership qualities to improve the quality of work and the work environment; work effectively in a team environment to improve the quality of work and the work environment; identify and practice appropriate safety and health procedures for architecture and construction occupations; demonstrate appropriate emergency and first aid knowledge and procedures for architecture and construction occupations; identify and practice appropriate environmental procedures for architecture and construction occupations; demonstrate employability skills related to a career in architecture and construction; and pursue career development skills to advance in architecture and construction careers.

Instruction: 

NOCTI and NBS exams assess individuals' end-of-program knowledge and skills in an online proctored proficiency examination format.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Construction or Applied Science (5/12) (12/16 revalidation).

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