Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
10-455-105 060572 Building Materials in Construction
Outline of Instruction

Course Information
Description10-455-105 BUILDING MATERIALS IN CONSTRUCTION ...considers material properties, processes of manufacture, installation procedures and performance. Construction methods, building systems and products will be evaluated. Materials will be analyzed and classified based on the Construction Specifications Institute Master Format.
Total Credits2
Prior Learning Assessments
Course Competencies
  1. Outline construction material organization system.
  2. Analyze properties of concrete.
  3. Summarize masonry construction methods.
  4. Analyze masonry units.
  5. Analyze metal building materials.
  6. Analyze wood building materials.
  7. Analyze plastic building materials.
  8. Evaluate options for thermal protection.
  9. Evaluate options for moisture protection.
  10. Evaluate options for openings.
  11. Compare finish materials.