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NC Careers > Architecture and Construction Necessary Core Skills


The following Core Skills are necessary for success in these occupations:

  • Installation - Installing equipment, machines, wiring, or computer programs
  • Repairing - Repairing machines or systems using the right tools
  • Equipment Maintenance - Planning and doing the basic maintenance on equipment
  • Equipment Selection - Deciding what kind of tools and equipment are needed to do a job
  • Operation & Control - Using equipment or systems
  • Troubleshooting - Figuring out what is causing equipment, machines, wiring, or computer programs to not work
  • Operation Monitoring - Watching gauges, dials, or display screens to make sure a machine is working
  • Quality Control Analysis - Testing how well a product or service works
  • Coordination - Changing what is done based on other people's actions
  • Management of Material Resources - Managing equipment and materials

Resources related to the Architecture & Construction career cluster:

  • The American Institute of Architects
  • Technology Student Association
  • American Society of Civil Engineers
  • The National Center for Construction Education and Research
  • SkillsUSA
  • US Green Building Council
  • Construction Jobs
  • Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA)

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