- Brookings Main Campus
Build a better future in construction.
Our 12-credit certificate in Pre-Construction Planning will give you the skills to read plans and schematics, prepare bid estimates, and track construction projects. You will learn about types and uses of construction materials, building methods, how to estimate material & labor, and building subsystems. This certificate open the door to positions with design-build firms, lumberyards, general contractors, and specialty trade contractors.
Is it for you?
This program will be a good fit if you:
- Visualize structures based on drawings or sketches
- Love being outdoors
- Enjoy working with a variety of people
- Like new challenges that come with each building project
- Cost estimator
- Materials buyer
- Project planner
- Site supervisor
- Small business owner