Catalog year 2016/2017
 

Career


Provides students with a comprehensive practical training in the areas involved in building trades technology. The student selects a track in Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC), Welding or Electrical.
 
These courses are also available through Continuing Education & Workforce Development.

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Amy Richardson
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240.629.7985

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*For Catalog year 2016/2017

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Gainful Employment
 
Course Credits
Departmental Requirements
 
BLD 101–Introduction to Building Trades 3
BLD 141–Fundamentals of Structural Wiring 4
BLD 142–Residential Electric 3
BLD 145–Commercial Electric 3
BLD 146–Specialized Systems 3
Total 16
Course Credits
Departmental Requirements 
 
BLD 101–Introduction to Building Trades 3
BLD 141–Fundamentals of Structural Wiring 4
BLD 142–Residential Electric 3
Total 10
Gainful Employment Information

 

Course Credits
Departmental Requirements 
 
BLD 101–Introduction to Building Trades 3
BLD 109–Fundamentals of HVACR 4
BLD 110–Controls for HVACR 3
BLD 113–HVAC Installation & Troubleshooting 3
BLD 114–Fossil Fuels & Hydronic Heating 3
Total 16
Course Credits
Departmental Requirements 
 
BLD 101–Introduction to Building Trades 3
BLD 109–Fundamental of HVACR 4
BLD 110–Controls for HVACR 3
Total 10
Gainful Employment

Course
Credits
Departmental Requirements 
 
BLD 120 - Welding Symbols & Blueprint Reading 2
BLD 121–Introduction to Welding 4
BLD 122–Advanced Welding: SMAW 4
BU 274–Customer Relations 3
Electives*  
BLD 125–Advanced Welding: GTAW or  
BLD 127–Advanced Welding: GMAW or   
BLD 128–Advanced Welding: SMAW 4G 3
*Students should check with an advisor before 
selecting their electives
 
   
Total 16
Course Credits
Departmental Requirements 
 
BLD 121–Introduction to Welding 4
BLD 122–Advanced Welding: SMAW 4
Total 8
Students will be able to:
  • Interpret and apply blueprints and schematics to a construction project within the trade.
  • Create a cost estimate of a specific project to include materials, equipment, and labor.
  • Evaluate a construction project to select and operate appropriate tools, equipment, and materials.
  • Apply principles of safety to equipment usage and materials handling on a construction work site.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of and apply appropriate building codes to complete a construction project.
  • Install, troubleshoot and/or repair equipment toward completion of a project to meet job specifications.
FCC’s Monroe Center, 200 Monroe Avenue, Frederick, Maryland, 21701, is located just 3.5 miles from our main campus. The center contains state-of-the-art labs, classroom space and equipment for the building trades.