Pellissippi State is a vital institution accustomed to transformation and growth. Since its founding in 1974 as State Technical Institute at Knoxville, the College has expanded the teaching of technology, the use of technology in instruction, and the transfer of technology to local business and industry in support of regional economic development.
Pellissippi State Community College is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate
on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities. Non-Discrimination Policy.
The Construction Business Principles certificate is designed primarily to train individuals currently employed in the construction industry or related field to function effectively as construction technicians to general contractors or independently as residential contractors. The curriculum provides the knowledge and skills in construction processes and associated technical applications and prepares recipients to translate the architect’s or engineer’s drawings into projects, inspect work, check and inspect construction materials.
Courses in each level (Foundation, Core and Advanced Track) must be completed prior to advancing to the next level. Where more than one course is offered within a level, courses may be taken in any sequence.