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2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Commercial and Residential Construction, Career Certificate

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Commercial and Residential Construction


The purpose of the two-semester Commercial and Residential Maintenance program is to prepare individuals for employment in general maintenance and repair work of light commercial and residential establishments.

Program Description

The program is a combination of classroom and hands-on training in maintaining and repairing heating and cooling systems, electrical, plumbing, welding, and building components using federal, state, and local codes and regulations. Students will learn to apply fundamental maintenance skills, blueprint reading, math and a variety of troubleshooting techniques which comply with regulatory building codes.

Program Length

Two semesters

Degree(s) Offered

Career Certificate

Admission Requirements

  • Must meet all general admission requirements of the college.
  • Must have good manual dexterity, arm-hand steadiness, near vision, active listening, and information ordering skills.
  • Receive a negative test result on drug screen test conducted by a certified laboratory and have the results submitted directly to the college.

Applicants that do not hold a regular high school diploma or high school equivalency may qualify for the program by the following:

  • Contact Dr. Brad Harrison at 601-477-4098 or brad.harrison@jcjc.edu 
  • Schedule a time to complete the Accuplacer assessment.
  • Receive a passing score on all Accuplacer tests.


Jones College Enrollment Services at 601.477.4257 or Instructor: Josh Ishee at 601.477.5401 or email josh.ishee@jcjc.edu.

Program Requirements

The following advisement plan is a recommended course of study. An academic advisor may alter course sequence to meet individual student needs. In addition, an academic advisor may recommend additional or different courses depending upon student career plans and/or requirements of the college or university to which the student plans to transfer.

Fall Semester

Total Hours: 18

Spring Semester

Total Hours: 15


Students who lack entry level skills in English, Math, Science, etc. will be provided related studies.

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