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Residential Building Test-Out Options

Earn credit for what you already know by testing out of a class, or by providing national exam scores or industry credentials. If you have any questions, or would like to start the process, please contact Wendi Ludwig at 715.803.1023 or studentrecords@ntc.edu.

APPLIED TECH COMMUNICATION IN HUMAN RELATIONS (32801369)

Credits: 2.00

Application of communication skills and interpersonal/group problem solving, decision making, listening, speech, research and writing program/work-related documents. Group and individualized instruction.

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CONSTRUCTION METHODS 2 (31410312)

Credits: 1.00

Explore the concepts, codes and materials associated with interior and exterior finish in the construction industry. Analyze Focus on Energy and Green Building principles.

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RESIDENTIAL ELECTRICAL (10410125)

Credits: 1.00

Explore the electrical systems associated with the construction industry. Analyze the processes, codes and installation techniques of typical electrical components. Electrical conservation and sealing techniques will be discussed according to Focus On Energy standards.

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RESIDENTIAL PLUMBING (10410126)

Credits: 1.00

Explore the plumbing materials used in the residential construction industry. Provides hands-on experience with the processes, codes and installation techniques of typical plumbing components. Explore water conservation practices.

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SUSTAINABLE BUILDING 1 (10410134)

Credits: 1.00

Examine the “whole house” approach to sustainable building. Analyze Green Building philosophies associated with the construction industry. Explore solar, biomass, wind and geothermal energy alternatives.

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Test-Out Option Term Definitions

Test
An exam that is scored by faculty or staff in NTC’s Testing Center.
Skill Demonstration
A performance of your expertise that is evaluated by faculty.
Combination: Test & Skill Demonstration
A combination of both a test and a skill demonstration.
Portfolio
A collection and explanation of your past learning through work or life experience.