Introduction to Construction - 4 Week Seminar (04/12/21) - Online and Self-paced
Name:Introduction to Construction - 4 Week Seminar (04/12/21) - Online and Self-paced
Date:April 12, 2021
Registration:Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
This self-paced, four module Introduction to Construction seminar is an introduction to the construction industry, its parties, and processes. Students will become familiar with the different types of construction, the diverse roles, stages, and processes of a construction project. Students will develop an awareness of safety regulations, safety inspection, construction documents and their uses.
Students will develop a working understanding of construction project management topics including estimating, project management, scheduling, close out and pay out.
By the end of this course students should:
Understand and use standard construction terminology
Identify the primary professionals engaged in construction and their roles in the construction processes
Identify different types of construction
Develop and understanding of the materials and processes used in construction
Develop an awareness of construction safety regulations and the role of OSHA
Explain and discuss the various types of contract documents
Become familiar with building codes, zoning, and inspection
Understand basic concepts of estimating, project management and scheduling
Identify and ascertain information about the careers in construction
This self-paced course will start at the time of registration. Students must complete the course within 5 weeks of starting it, but can work through the course as quickly as wanted. There are not weekly goals and there is no interaction with other students. Students may work at their own pace. Each student's unique completion date is included in the registration email they will receive.
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