The Introduction to Construction Course is a Foundational Starting Point for All of Our Construction Students
100 Introduction to Construction is a self-paced four module Introduction to Construction course 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.
Additionally, students will develop a working understanding of construction project management topics including estimating, project management, scheduling, close out and pay out.
The Introduction to Construction course is self paced, which means there are no set class times. You must complete the course within 5 weeks as noted on the registration email yet you can work through the course as quickly as you like.
There are no weekly goals and no interaction with other students. Work at your own pace. Your unique completion date is included in the registration email you will receive from our office.
By the end of this online seminar you should be able to:
Understand and use standard construction terminology
Identify the primary professions engaged in construction and their roles in the construction processes
Identify different types of construction
Develop an 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
SEMINAR ORGANIZATION & GRADING
The Introduction to Construction course is organized into 4 learning modules. Plan to study one per week.
In each module there is a quiz (10 points). Half way through the seminar there is a written assignment (15 points). At the end of the seminar there is a practicum (20 points).It is important that the student keep up with the seminar and not fall behind. Course modules will be released upon the completion of the quiz.
Graded assignments will consist of one quiz for each module, submitting a mid term project, and final practicum. Each quiz will count 20 points, mid term project will count 15 points and final practicum will count for 15 points.
Quiz grades will automatically be posted. You will have full access to your grade sheet so you will be able to keep track of how you are doing at all times.
Your overall grade in the course will be determined by the total number of points you have accumulated on quizzes and assignments.
You will be given more information about the grading and other course matters in the Orientation Module.
The grading scale is as follows:
100 to 89 points
88 to 79 points
78 to 69 points
69 to 59 points
Anything less than 59 points
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