Construction: Sustainable Construction Certificate

About the Program

The Sustainable Construction Technology certificate introduces the students to the principles and techniques utilized in residential construction which will have a positive impact on our environment. This certificate program gives students a chance to gather in-depth information on the growing sustainable construction field and to become work-ready in a short period of time.

Career Information

The Construction: Sustainable Construction Certificate program is designed for current workers who want to expand their skill-set in order to increase job prospects. Upon completion of the four-month certificate, students will be prepared for a multitude of jobs in the growing market of green technology, which includes sustainable residential construction. Career opportunities include being a residential project manager, residential housing consultant, private home inspector, weatherization specialist, water-proofing specialist, and window specialist.

Salary Information

Salary: Regional
Entry Level: $9/hour

* Salary information from the Iowa Western Program Chair.

* This is a Gainful Employment Program.
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Just the Facts

Program Start Term: Fall and Spring
Program Length: 2 Semesters
Award: Certificate
Average Class Size: 30
Part-Time or Full-Time: Both
Program Courses Offered: Day
Program Locations: Council Bluffs Campus