University of Montana Catalog 2023-2024

Construction Helper C.T.S.

This one-semester certificate program is designed to prepare candidates for entry-level positions across the construction industry. Designed to make students job-site ready, the program covers job-site safety as well as a hands on introduction to site and foundation work and basic carpentry.

Certificate of Technical Studies - Construction Helper


Required Courses16
Total Hours16

Degree Specific Credits: 16

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Required Courses

Complete all of the following courses:
CSTN 120Carpentry Basics & Rough-In Framing5
CSTN 122Beginning Carpentry Lab5
CSTN 171Site Prep, Foundation, and Concrete Installation3
OSH 130Introduction to Trades and Trade Safety/Job Site Ready3
Total Hours16

Minimum Required Grade: C-