Deconstruction

The Deconstruction Certificate program will prepare students for employment in the deconstruction and building material salvage, reuse and recycling industries. The sequence of courses combined with an internship serves to educate them in knowledge, skills, and behaviors to entry level positions in construction, deconstruction, or material salvage crews.

Advisors and Faculty

Assistant Professor

East Peoria Campus AIT Building 118

(309) 694-5406

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Degree

Certificate (Certificate Program)
Total Credit Hours: 7

Program Requirements

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Required Program Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
DECON 101 INTRODUCTION TO DECONSTRUCTION  1
DECON 102 DECONSTRUCTION METHODS AND MATERIALS  2
DECON 103 PRINCIPLES OF DECONSTRUCTION ASSESSMENT  2
DECON 104 DECONSTRUCTION PROJECT  2

Applicants are encouraged to earn a certificate of completion for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 10-hour Construction Training Course prior to enrollment in DECON 104. Applicants are also encouragted to earn a certificate for the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Lead-Safe Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) prior to completion of the Deconstruction Certificate Program.  

Recommended Course Sequence

Semester Courses
Fall Semester 1DECON 101; DECON 102; DECON 103; DECON 104

Program Contact Information

Agriculture & Industrial Technology Department
Room AIT 118
(309) 694-5406

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