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Construction Technology

Construction Project Administration Certificate

Take all seven classes to receive the Construction Project Administration Certificate. OR just choose the classes that fit your needs. FAU and an American Society of Professional Estimators (ASPE) instructor have collaborated to develop a basic program that introduces you to reading, understanding, using blueprints and estimating in the construction industry. The program consists of comprehensive basic blueprint reading and estimating courses. The Blueprint Reading and Estimating courses include an excellent introduction to construction terminology.

Blueprint/Print Reading

Blueprint/Print Reading - Residential

This class is an introduction to blueprint reading. Participants will be able to interpret common symbols, notations, line weights and types, calculate the scale of a drawing and recognize the language and abbreviations used in construction plans. Participants will analyze a full set of residential blueprints that include architectural, structural, mechanical, electrical, and plumbing plans. By the end of this class participants will have a basic knowledge of how to read residential prints.

$249 - 16 hours: 1.6 FAU CEUs

Blueprint/Print Reading - Commercial 1

This second print reading class will introduce participants to commercial blueprints. It will cover the architectural and structural elements in detail for commercial projects. By the completion of this course participants will have a working knowledge of the elements within a building and the associated interrelationships.

$299 - 20 hours: 2 FAU CEUs

Blueprint/Print Reading - Commercial 2

This last print class will introduce participants to the Site and MEP drawings of commercial blueprints. In this class the prints contain the elements of site work such as sewer, water, drainage, paving, landscape, etc. It will also cover Mechanical (HVAC), Electrical and Plumbing drawings. Participants will be able to identify the language and abbreviations used in a commercial set of drawings.

$299 - 20 hours: 2 FAU CEUs

Construction Math

Prior to enrolling in the estimating courses participants must be proficient in math as it pertains to construction. This class will help you understand how to complete the necessary calculations through the use of a construction calculator.

$75 - At your own pace, online class

Estimating

Estimating 1

A basic knowledge of blueprint reading is required. This class prepares participants for basic interpretation and understanding of the estimating process including the different levels of an estimate, organizing take offs, and summarization. A brief introduction will be given regarding the use of Excel to estimate a project. Using the Construction Specification Institute’s 16 Divisions, this class will cover CSI Divisions 2 through 5 which include site, concrete, masonry, and metal.

$299 - 20 hours: 2 FAU CEUs

Estimating 2

A basic knowledge of blueprint reading is required. This class continues where Estimating 1 left off covering CSI Divisions 6, 8 and 9 which include wood, plastics, composites, windows, doors and finishes.

$299 - 20 hours: 2 FAU CEUs

Estimating 3

A basic knowledge of blueprint reading is required. This final class in estimating covers the CSI Divisions 1, 7, 10 through 16 which include general conditions, thermal/moisture, specialties, equipment, furnishings, special construction, conveying, mechanical ( plumbing and HVAC ), and electrical.

$299 - 20 hours: 2 FAU CEUs

 

Register and pay for all seven class at once and recieve a 10% discount.

Register and pay for four classes at once and receive a 5% discount

To register for a package call 866-518-5780

 

Course Schedules

 


Contact us at: 866-518-5780 for information on class and enrollment details.


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