Construction Trades

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The Construction Trades program at Meridian Community College is a one-year certificate program that prepares students to apply technical knowledge and skills in the building, inspecting and maintaining of structures and related properties. 

 

This may include masonry, carpentry, electrical, building and construction finishing, management, inspection and other construction related applications. 

Progression:   To meet graduation requirements for this program, students must successfully complete the specified courses listed below with a “C” average (GPA of 2.0) or better. A grade of “C” or higher is required in each CCT course to progress in the program.

Minimum admission requirements (in addition to general admission requirements) must include one of the following:

  • Attain a 16 composite score on the ACT;
  • Score a 61 or higher on the ACCUPLACER Reading Section and a 43 or above on the Algebra Section;

 

Students in the Construction Trades Program must attend MCC full time (15 or more semester credit hours).

 
FALL SEMESTER
Course Number Course Description Hours
CT 1116 Foundations 6
CCT 1133    Blueprint Reading 3
CCT 1236 Floor and Wall Framing 6
CCT 1911 Seminar I for Construction Trades 1
  Semester Hours 16
SPRING SEMESTER
Course Number Course Description Hours
CCT 1163 Construction Mathematics 3
CCT1245 Ceiling and Roof Framing 5
CCT 1315 Interior/Exterior Finishing and Cabinet Installation 5
CCT 1921 Seminar II for Construction Trades 1
  Semester Hours 14
Total Semester Hours 30

 

  • Carpenter
  • Finish Carpenter
  • Framing Carpenter
  • Metal Stud Framing
  • Foundations
  • Blueprint Reading
  • Framing
  • Construction Mathematics
  • $35,000 - $40,000 Salary Range
  • $62,000 - $63,000 Salary Range after five years
  • 2017 State Champion in Cabinetmaking and Teamworks
  • 2018 State Champion in Cabinetmaking and Teamworks
  • 2019 State Champion in Teamworks
  • 2019 Fifth place in National SkillsUSA Competition
  • 2019 Received $40,000 DeWalt Tool Promotion for use on building projects.

 

For more informationFor more information:
Myke Shirley, coordinator
mshirle3@meridiancc.edu
601.484.8863
For more informationFor more information:
Deborah Nettles, advisor
dnettle1@meridiancc.edu
601.553.3404