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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

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

Building Construction Occupations - Teacher Test (5263)

NOCTI-Approved Area Test Centers throughout the United States.

September 2012 - December 2018.

Instructional delivery format: 
Proficiency exam
Learner Outcomes: 
Recognize issues and adhere to worksite safety guidelines (housekeeping and health related); Utilize appropriate personal protection equipment (PPEs); Demonstrate understanding of ladder and scaffold safety; Recognize and adhere to governmental regulations (OSHA, MSDS, etc.); Demonstrate safe and appropriate use of hand tools; Demonstrate safe and appropriate use of power tools; Identify carpentry materials; Describe, layout, and construct wood floor framing; Calculate, layout, and construct stairs; Identify, layout, and construct wood wall framing; Describe, calculate, and construct ceiling and roof framing; Identify and install roofing materials (shingles, fasteners, and flashing); Identify, estimate, and install exterior windows and doors; Identify, measure, and apply exterior finishes (sidings and trim); List, describe, and install interior finishes (drywall, doors, and trims); Identify, estimate, and install footings and foundations; Identify, estimate, and install brick and block; Identify, estimate, and place/pour concrete applications; Identify, estimate, and install rough electrical; Identify, estimate, and install finish electrical; Identify, estimate, and install rough plumbing (PVC, ABS, copper, PEX); Identify, estimate, and install finish plumbing fixtures; Identify, estimate, and install insulation; Recognize various ventilation applications; Identify "green" construction technology; Recognize blueprint terms, symbols, and abbreviations; Interpret blueprints; Demonstrate use of architect's scale; and Layout building using various calculations, squaring, and leveling methods.  Performance Component:  Soldering Pipe (22%), Rafter Layout (19%), Calculate and Cut a Stud (11%), Rough and Finish Electrical (19%), and 8-Inch Block Wall Construction (29%).
NOCTI teacher exams assess an individual's technical knowledge and skills in an online proctored proficiency examination format.  These assessments are used in a large number of states as part of the teacher licensing/certification process as they assess competency in all aspects of a particular industry.
Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in Building Construction (5/12) (12/16 revalidation).