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The Basic Construction Skills Certificate is intended to prepare individuals for entry-level work in both the highway and building construction industries or to pursue additional training in a specific construction trade.  Program includes 88.5 hours of training through two separate courses:

  • NCCER Core Curriculum plus OSHA 10-Hour Construction Standards
  • CPR/First Aid/AED

Program Outline


NCCER Core Curriculum:
National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) curriculum is used for all modules.  Successful completion of the NCCER Core Curriculum is a prerequisite for all other NCCER certifications. 

OSHA 10-Hour Construction Standards:
Introduces the most important functions and roles of OSHA and the methods of compliance based on construction industry standards. 

CPR/First Aid/AED:
Uses American Heart Association (AHA) standards to teach basic skills that may save a life or prevent further injury. 

Click here to view full curriculum.

Entry Requirements:
Recommended (not required) Work Keys scores*:

  • Applied Mathematics = 3
  • Reading for Information = 4
  • Locating Information = 3

What to Expect:

  • Registration fee includes all tuition, books, and materials. 
  • For NCCER Core Curriculum, participants must pass a written exam for each module and a hands-on exam for some modules. 
  • For CPR/First Aid/AED, participants must pass a hands-on test. 

VIEW COURSES & REGISTER ONLINE

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL (864) 646-1700 OR TOLL FREE 866-269-5677, EXT 1700 (WITHIN THE 864 AREA CODE) OR E-MAIL CONTED@TCTC.EDU

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