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.

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.
Required courses:
CM 110Introduction and Fundamentals of Construction Management3
CM 120Plans Reading2
CM 121Construction Contract Documents, Codes and Specifications2
CM 145Construction Inspection and Materials Testing3
CM 270Construction Means, Methods and Equipment3
CM 285Construction Quality Management3
CM 699BCooperative Education2.5
Total Units18.5

1-Year Curriculum Map Example
This map represents one possible pathway through the program and is only for reference.

*It is highly recommended that you make an appointment to create a customized education plan that fits your needs.

Plan of Study Grid
Fall Term 1Units
CM 110 Introduction and Fundamentals of Construction Management 3
CM 120 Plans Reading 2
Winter Term 1
CM 121 Construction Contract Documents, Codes and Specifications 2
CM 270 Construction Means, Methods and Equipment 3
Spring Term 1
CM 145 Construction Inspection and Materials Testing 3
Summer Term 1
CM 699B Cooperative Education 2.5
CM 285 Construction Quality Management 3
 Total Units18.5

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