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General Construction Assistant - GC41 Technical Certificate of Credit

Program Description: The General Construction Assistant technical certificate of credit is designed to provide students with an understanding of basic skills needed to perform as an assistant to construction specialists in the skills of carpentry, masonry, plumbing, and electrical wiring.

*This program is generally reserved for local area high schools only.

Locations Offered:
High School


  • Submit a completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Submit official high school transcript or High School Equivalency transcript or college transcripts showing successful completion of 60+ semester credits or 72+ quarter credits
  • Submit official college transcripts, if applicable
  • Present acceptable ACCUPLACER, ACT, ASSET, COMPASS, PSAT, or SAT scores, Georgia Milestones Literature/Composition or Georgia Milestones American Literature/Composition (for meeting English requirement only) or GED score of 145 or higher, or have one of the following: an associate degree or higher or have a High School overall GPA of 2.0, a HOPE Scholarship GPA of 2.6 or higher after the completion of 10th grade, or have 2 years documented work experience in the subject area. Documentation on a college transcript of successful completion of appropriate courses from a regionally accredited college or university may be accepted in lieu of test scores.

Experienced Worker Certification Form

This program is a HOPE Career Grant eligible program for students who are HOPE Grant eligible. The Career Grant award is a fixed amount per semester based on the number of credit hours taken. Maximum award per term is $500.

Occupational Courses 13
BFMT 1050 Fundamentals of Plumbing 2
ELTR 1205 Residential Wiring I 3
Choose One of the Following (3 Hours) 3
BFMT 1030 Fundamentals of Structured Maintenance 4
CARP 1015 Structural Framing I 3
Choose One of the Following (3 Hours) 3
MSNR 1005 Introduction Masonry and Brick Laying 4
MSNR 1015 Introduction to Masonry 3
Choose One of the Following (2-4 Hours) 2
IDFC 1007 Industrial Safety Procedures 2
CCMN 1040 Construction Safety 4
Faculty & Staff

Carpentry, Construction and Maintenance Program Coordinator, Valdosta Campus

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