Certificate in Concrete Finishing

This program prepares students for the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) and Associate General Contractors of American (AGC) Journeyman certification exams. Students acquire the necessary knowledge and skills in the methods, techniques and procedures for constructing concrete structures with tools and equipment used to place, finish, and cure concrete. This prepares students for entry-level positions in the concrete industry.

Students can earn the following degree related to this certificate:

Associate of Applied Science in Building Science and Construction Technologies

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate competency in the basic safety, methods and materials in residential and industrial concrete construction.
  • Successfully complete examination in nationally accredited construction safety standards.
  • Demonstrate competency in concrete construction fundamentals, curing selection and use, properties of fasteners.

Class Requirements


BLDG 111 Construction Industry Workplace Health & Safety (3)

BLDG 112 Building Systems (4)

BLDG 114 Construction Methods and Materials I (3)

BLDG 116 Applied Construction I (4)

BLDG 118 Construction Methods and Material II (4)

BLDG 121 Applied Construction II (4)

BLDG 125 Concrete Finishing I (6)

BLDG 201 Construction Methods and Material III (3)

BLDG 203 Applied Construction III (4)

BLDG 228 Concrete Finishing II (6)

BLDG 226 Concrete Finishing Applications II (4)

ENEF 111 Healthy Homes (1)

FACT 113 Basic Blueprint Reading (2)

NOTE: See First-Year Student Success Course Requirement