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Course Overview

Construction Craft Laborer will allow you to become an asset in the Construction Industry. It will start with a prerequisite class that teaches the basics for the construction trade then to Construction Craft Laborer, which allows you to touch base with the majority of sections in the industry. With the guidance of our industry professionals, students will take a test at the end of each class to become certified by the National Center for Construction Educations and Research (NCCER), which is recognized nationally in the United States.


Basic Safety • Introduction to Construction Math • Introduction to Hand Tools • Introduction to Power Tools • Introduction to Construction Drawings • Basic Rigging • Basic Communication Skills • Basic Employability Skills • Introduction to Materials Handling

     Contact Hours: 85 Hours

Construction Craft Laborer Level 1:

Introduction to the Trade (Carpentry 1) • Building Materials, Fasteners & Adhesives (Carpentry 1) • Properties of Concrete (Carpentry 3) • Site Layout (Differential Leveling) (Carpentry 4) • Handling & Placing Concrete (Carpentry 3) • Foundations & Slabs-On-Grade (Carpentry 3)

     Contact Hours: 152.5 Hours

Construction Craft Laborer Level 2:

Reinforcing Concrete (Carpentry 3) • Vertical Formwork (Carpentry 3) • Horizontal Formwork (Carpentry 3) • Heavy Equipment, Forklift & Crane Safety (Field Safety) • Steel Erection (Field Safety) • Electrical Safety (Field Safety) • Introduction to Construction Equipment (Carpentry 4) • Rough Terrain Forklifts (Heavy Equipment Operator 2) • Oxy Fuel Cutting (Welding 1) • Elevated Masonry (Masonry 2) • Working from Elevations (Field Safety) • Your Role in the Green Environment

     Contact Hours: 147.5 Hours

Northern Marianas Technical Institute