Construction Program

Diablo Valley College's Construction Program is a great option for anyone interested in the many paths and opportunities available in the construction field. After completing the program, you will have the skills and knowledge necessary for your success in the industry. 

Our Construction Program offers: 

  • an associate in science degree - construction
    • specializations in construction and building inspection  or  construction management  or  construction and supervision and superintendency  
  • an associate in science degree - pre-apprenticeship 
  • a certificate of achievement - construction and building inspection
  • a certificate of achievement - construction management 
  • a certificate of achievement - construction and supervision and superintendency 

You can learn more about the requirements in our  catalog

It is important to note that you are limited to one associate in science degree in construction even if you have completed the classes for all specializations. Although, there is no limit to how many certificates of achievement you can earn. 

We know that navigating degree requirements can be tricky. Once you have enrolled at DVC, you can schedule and appointment with a counselor to discuss which option is best for you. 

Construction certificates and degrees are generally not intended for transfer. If you are planning on transferring, it is important you meet with a program adviser or counselor to make sure transfer requirements are met. 

Career path/options:

  • construction inspection - middle management
  • construction supervisor  
  • continuing education (apprenticeship)

The Construction Program is also a great option for those who already have experience and are looking to gain more skills. 

For more information on possible career options, please visit the  Career Center , schedule and appointment with a  counselor , or contact one of our  faculty and staff  members. Please note that you cannot meet with a counselor or staff member until you are enrolled at DVC. 

Diablo Valley College offers degree and certificate programs in a variety of subjects. For a complete listing, see  certificates and degrees .

Certificate and Degree Pathways

See what certificate, degree, career, and transfer opportunities are available. 

Courses and Class Schedule

Learn about required courses and when our classes are offered.

Faculty and Staff

Meet our dedicated faculty and staff. 


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Contact Construction

Contact:  Joe Valdez
Telephone:   925-969-2368
Email:  jvaldez@dvc.edu
Office location: ET-119E  campus map