Ogeechee Technical College

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Meet the Faculty

Charles Collins

Construction Management Instructor

Office: Rm 808
Occupational Studies Bldg.

Originally from Upstate New York, Mr. Collins has spent over 15 years in the construction industry with expertise in both residential and commercial building. His experience ranges from hands-on custom home building to managing multimillion dollar commercial construction projects. He also has over 14 years of military experience serving as a Combat Engineer for the Georgia Army National Guard where he planned and resourced numerous combat and construction missions both at home and overseas. Mr. Collins’ formal education includes a Master of Science Degree in Project Management from Western Carolina University, a Bachelor of Science Degree in Building Construction and Contracting from Georgia Southern University, and completion of the Engineer Officer Basic Course at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.

Program Goals

  1. Graduate students from the Construction Management Program.

  2. Graduates will be successfully employed in field.

  3. Employers will be pleased with the education received at OTC by the student they hire.

  4. Increase enrollment in the Construction program.

  5. Continue to participate in community outreach projects giving students real-life construction experience.


Programs of Study

Construction Management Technology AAS Degree*
Construction Management Technology Diploma*
Advanced Carpentry Certificate
Carpentry Fundamentals Certificate*
Carpentry Technology Certificate 
Certified Construction Worker Certificate
Construction Manager Certificate

*Denotes Title IV eligible program (PELL).


Program Purpose Statement

The purpose of the Construction Management Technology programs is to prepare graduates for a career in some aspect of construction supervision.  Program emphasis is placed on the development of job skills for successful entry level employment in either the construction office environment or the construction job site. Further emphasis will be placed on hands-on carpentry classes so students will get a full understanding of the construction industry.


Program Courses

CARP 1000 - Fundamental Carpentry Skills
CARP 1015 - Structural Framing
CARP 1025 - Intermediate Carpentry Techniques
CARP 1035 - Advanced Carpentry Procedures
CARP 1055 - Advanced Residential Carpentry
CMTT 2010- Residential Estimating Review
CMTT 2020- Construction Drafting I
CMTT 2050- Residential Code Review
CMTT 2130- Computerized Construction Scheduling
CMTT 2170- Construction Contracting I
COFC 1080- Construction Trades Core


Gainful Employment Disclosures

Construction Management Technology Diploma* †(CM22) 522001
Carpentry Fundamentals Certificate*†(CF21) 460201
Construction Manager Certificate †(CM81) 522001

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