iCEV offers optional study materials designed to prepare individuals for the Home Builders Association of Alabama Residential Construction Skills Certification exam. The preparation materials consist of a playlist, which includes a combination of video and PowerPoint® lessons created in collaboration with our industry partners to teach and reinforce the industry standards tested for by the certification. Explore the preparation materials below.
The Home Builders Association of Alabama Residential Construction Skills Certification validates an individual’s knowledge and skills of construction principles and practices.
This presentation discusses tools and materials need to install foundation and subflooring, as well as safety precautions to be aware of during installation. The step-by-step process of installing foundation and subflooring is explored in detail. Lumber basics are also discussed.
This presentation discusses tools and materials needed to install drywall, as well as safety precautions to be aware of when installing drywall. The step-by-step process of installing drywall as interior walls and as interior ceiling is explored in detail, including the process of taping and bedding joints. In addition, the step-by-step process of patching a hole in a drywall wall is described.
In this lesson students will review the general safety and health policies and procedures on the job site. This lesson reviews rules and regulations, job site safety, personal protection equipment, as well as emergency preparedness.
Installation: Plumbing Equipment & Fixtures
Installation: Electrical Wiring & Control Systems
HVAC: The Refrigeration Cycle
HVAC: Basic Tools & Equipment
Personal & Occupational Health & Safety
Introduction to Construction Drawing
Understanding Construction Codes, Regulations & Contracts
Installation: Foundation & Subflooring