Home Performance Technician: Certificate | Technical College of the LowCountry

Home Performance Technician: Certificate


Breathe easy: choose a clean career.

Become an expert in home performance, and secure a great career today and tomorrow.

Program Description


Technical College of the Lowcountry’s Home Performance Technician Certificate provides hands-on instruction regarding indoor air quality issues in residential construction. You’ll learn how to select and install insulation materials, optimize energy efficiency and employ the latest weatherization techniques.

TCL’s 20-credit-hour Home Performance Technician Certificate program can be completed in as little as two semester,s or choose to take a course as it fits into your already busy schedule. Evening classes are offered.

Courses emphasize these “green” building techniques, as outlined by the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) principles, to ensure you have the skills needed for jobs today and tomorrow.

Accreditation & Accolades


Technical College of the Lowcountry is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award Associate Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Technical College of the Lowcountry.

Many TCL instructors are LEED certified. Emphasis is placed on “green” building techniques outlined by the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) principles.

Quick Facts


Quick Fact 1
South Carolina’s annual mean wage for construction careers is $38,370.
Quick Fact 2
Hands-on: learn by actually practicing the skills you’ll need on the job.
Quick Fact 3
Learn from the best: TCL instructors are LEED certified.

What People Are Saying


“At TCL, our focus green building benefits the students and the entire community.”

Tim Newsome Program Director

FAQs & Additional Information

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What does this program cost?*

Tuition: 20 credits x $190 per credit = $3,800.

Remember, this is before S.C. Lottery Tuition Assistance and other financial aid, which could drop your costs by more than half. In fact, after financial aid, many TCL students attend for free.

*Based on Fall 2019 in-state, in-service-area tuition. Your actual cost may differ. Does not include fees, books and other costs. Qualifications vary.

Career & Education Opportunities:

The S.C. annual mean wage for construction occupations is $39,820, according to 2017 reports from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Is this program for you?

The program is a great fit for those who:

• Have strong math skills.
• Like hands-on projects.
• Enjoy working independently and in teams.

Other Resources

Program Dean


Kelli Boniecki

Dean for Business & Industrial Technologies/Business & Industrial Technologies

kboniecki@tcl.edu

Instructors


Timothy Newsome

Building Construction Instructor/Industrial Technology

tnewsome@tcl.edu

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