Volume 18, Issue 01
 
Winter 2018
|   Online Construction Classes |
   

This Construction Education Newsletter contains information about online construction courses offered at San Diego State University and selected nonprofit construction industry organizations. Classes start January 15, 2018 Registrations are currently being accepted by all providers.
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CONSTRUCTION CLASSES ONLINE NEWSLETTER 
Announcing up-coming Online Construction Classes 
by Lisa Thibodeaux, Lisa@ConstructionClasses.com  
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This newsletter contains the following topics:

Registration Options for Winter Semester 2018 include: 

* 101 Introduction to Construction Estimating 
* 102 Essential Construction Math
* 103 Construction Blueprint Reading
* 105 Estimating and Bidding 1
* 106 Estimating and Bidding 2
* 107 Construction Materials and Practices

* 108 Construction Equipment and Methods
* 114 Estimating Civil and Site Work Construction

* 202S Oral and Written Communication (STP Unit 2)
* 204P Contract Documents and Construction Law (STP Unit 4)
* 206T Planning and Scheduling (STP Unit 3)

*305 Building Green Buildings: A Contractor's Perspective

101 INTRODUCTION TO CONSTRUCTION ESTIMATING (online) Learn the basic principles of construction estimating. Topics to be studied include: organization of the estimate, types of estimates, elements of an estimate, quantity take off techniques, pricing techniques, adjusting the estimate for a variety of variable factors, estimating labor, materials and equipment, and profit and overhead markups.   You will learn about the different types of estimates and how to organize an estimating document. This course will build a foundation of knowledge that the student will use while estimating virtually any individual trade or project type. More...
102 ESSENTIAL CONSTRUCTION MATH (online) This class is intended to develop mathematical skills that can be applied to the construction trades through practice and application. This course is an introduction to other courses in construction. While this class is not a prerequisite for any other classes, it does provide a foundation for them. More...
103 CONSTRUCTION BLUEPRINT READING (online
Learn how to read architectural, structural, civil, mechanical and electrical blueprints. We will practice looking up information and solving common construction problems by reading the blueprints.  This course is designed to provide you with foundational knowledge and practice at reading blueprints.  More...
105 ESTIMATING AND BIDDING 1 (online)
This course features hands-on estimating and quantity take off activities associated with General Conditions, Earthwork, Site Work, Concrete and Masonry. By the end of this class you should be able to estimate the cost of general conditions, prepare quantity take off of excavation and backfill prepare a quantity take off of concrete, and formwork, use unit prices to price your estimate. More...
106 ESTIMATING AND BIDDING 2 (online)
This course features hands-on estimating and quantity take off activities associated with Metals, Wood, Doors and Windows, Finishes, Electrical, and Mechanical Estimating.  More...
107 CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS AND PRACTICES (online)
Learn about quality control procedures for various materials, material manufacturing processes and the physical limitations of the materials we are studying.  The regulatory environment under which materials are manufactured and incorporated into new structures will be studied.  More...
108 CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT AND METHODS (online)
The purpose of this course is to give the student an overall understanding of construction equipment and selected construction methods. This includes selection, economy and productivity of common construction equipment and construction procedures for site development and industrial, heavy and civil construction. More...
114 ESTIMATING CIVIL AND SITE WORK CONSTRUCTION (online
This course introduces students to estimating civil engineering, heavy construction projects, and site work construction projects. This course will cover read and understanding civil construction plans, determining earthwork quantities, determining crew make-up, and fundamentals of estimating various civil and site work components More...
202S ORAL AND WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS, STP 2 (online)
This course is designed to teach you how to become a more effective construction supervisor by becoming a more effective communicator.  The skills you learn within the course will be put to use right away!  More...
204P CONTRACT DOCUMENTS AND CONSTRUCTION LAW, STP 4 (online)
Understanding the relationship between contract documents and the construction process.  We will explore contractual relationships, legal roles and responsibilities, contract types, legal issues including regulatory issues, liens, bonds, insurance, general conditions, and how standardized forms are used.   We will study legal issues that often result in construction disputes including differing site conditions, time and schedule impacts, change orders and changed conditions.  More...                   
205T PLANNING AND SCHEDULING, STP 5 (online)
Students will learn how to plan, prepare and update construction project schedules in this course. We will study construction planning and will practice preparing a project plan. Through the use of  case studies we will learn you how to define construction activities, determine activity duration, and assemble the activities into a logical construction schedule. We will learn to create and use bar charts and critical path schedules. More...                                                                                
305 BUILDING GREEN BUILDINGS: THE CONTRACTOR'S PERSPECTIVE (online) This course will provide construction professionals with information that will help them to effectively bid, contract, build and close out green building projects. More...
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QUESTIONS?
Send an email to Lisa Thibodeaux at Lisa@ConstructionClasses.com or visit our Frequently Asked Questions page at http://constructionclasses.com/online/frequently-asked-questions/ 

If you would rather not receive these mailings announcing up coming classes, send me an email and I will take your name off the list. These email notification messages are sent out once per term to interested parties. Hope to see you in class.


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