Certificate in Construction Quality Control

Quality control is a high level application of standards, systems, tools, processes, procedures and activities exercised by contractors, subcontractors and suppliers to ensure that the work they perform is constructed in accordance with the owner/agency contractually prescribed quality requirements. Courses provide a comprehensive overview of the administration of quality, with emphasis on Quality Control for public construction contracts. The certificate of achievement prepares working students to obtain advanced positions in the Quality Control profession.

Required courses:
CM 110Introduction and Fundamentals of Construction Management3
CM 120Plans Reading3
CM 140Vertical and Horizontal Construction3
CM 145Construction Inspection and Materials Testing3
CM 270Construction Means, Methods and Equipment3
CM 285Construction Quality Management3
Total Units18

Certificate of Achievement Level Student Learning Outcomes

Students completing the Construction Quality Control Certificate of Achievement will:

  1. Examine the basic construction management systems and processes employed in the planning, design and construction of building and heavy civil construction.
  2. Analyze the various supporting functions and roles within the construction management organization.
  3. Examine the various contract documents, laws and regulations governing construction quality.
  4. Understand the various types of construction and the means and methods employed in construction.
  5. Examine the Construction Quality System, its supporting elements and the attributes of a successful implementation.
  6. Develop a Construction Quality Control Plan.