Skill Award in Hardscape Maintenance Technology

This skill award program is designed to prepare students for entry-level and promotional positions in the public and private sectors of public works and street construction maintenance. Job opportunities include:

  • public works maintenance worker,
  • lead worker,
  • and supervisory positions.

Instruction in techniques, materials, and equipment used in public works, maintenance and repair projects, instruction on the recommended procedures, practices, and testing criteria used by the Asphalt Institute highlighting local city and county asphalt requirements and Portland cement concrete design and uses is emphasized in the coursework.

Required courses:
PUB 150Introduction to Public Works3
PUB 151Street Construction and Maintenance3
PUB 157Asphalt and Portland Cement3
Total Units9

Skill Award Level Student Learning Outcomes

Students completing the Hardscape Maintenance Technology Skill Award will:

  1. Analyze and evaluate public and private hardscape structures and determine upgrades or preventative maintenance requirements necessary to ensure public safety, long-term budget strategy, aesthetics, and municipal code compliance.