Certificate in Hardscape Maintenance Technology

This certificate  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.

Certificate of Achievement Level Student Learning Outcomes

Students completing the Hardscape Maintenance Technology Certificate of Achievement 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.
Required courses:
PUB 150Introduction to Public Works3
PUB 151Street Construction and Maintenance3
PUB 157Asphalt and Portland Cement Concrete3
Total Units9

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
PUB 150 Introduction to Public Works 3
PUB 151 Street Construction and Maintenance 3
Spring Term 1
PUB 157 Asphalt and Portland Cement Concrete 3
 Total Units9

Career Opportunities

There are a variety of careers you can do with this major.


To explore more about this major, schedule an appointment with a career counselor.