Our Blueprint Classes ENGR 46 and ENGR 33 Are Designed to Give You the Practice and Plan Reading Knowledge You Need to Excel in the Field!
The purpose of this 110 Civil Site Work Blueprint Reading and Construction Materials is part of CEI’s lineup of online blueprint classes. This course is designed to give the student an overall understanding of civil sitework construction and materials.
This includes understanding and interpreting civil construction blueprints, reading specifications, manufacture and use of civil construction materials such as aggregates, concrete, asphalt, pipe, and geo-synthetics.
CEI’s blueprint classes provide essential and foundational knowledge for anyone looking to excel in the construction industry.
A self paced course can be started at any time. You must complete the course within 10 weeks but you can work through the course as quickly as you like.
There are no weekly goals and no interaction with other students. Please check your inbox to read additional information in your welcome email.
By the end of this blueprint class you will be able to:
Interpret construction documents (plans and specifications)
Use plan sheets to determine work scopes and quantities
Understand how aggregates are produced
Explain concrete and asphalt mix designs and how they are used
Differentiate between different pipe materials and fittings
Illustrate how metals can be used in civil construction
Describe how masonry and composite material are applied in civil construction
CLASS ORGANIZATION & GRADING
It is important that you keep up with the class and do not fall behind. Students who are deliberate and diligent with their studies will have an easier time achieving success in any course in the construction certificate programs or any building construction class in which you register.
Course modules will be made available to students on Sunday of each week. Class work must be completed before the following Monday. Students will not be able to work ahead of the class but the reading assignments will be made available in advance. Modules will become available on dates posted on the course calendar.
Graded assignments will consist of one homework, one quiz and participation in at least two blueprint class discussions for each module. Each quiz will count 10 points, each homework 10 points, and class discussions will count 10 points per module. Students should provide at least 4 contributions to the class discussions each week to gain the maximum points.
Grades will be posted on a weekly basis. You will have full access to your grade sheet and can 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:
270 to 300 points
240 to 269 points
210 to 239 points
180 to 209 points
Anything less will be considered an unauthorized withdrawal from the course
110 CIVIL SITE WORK BLUEPRINT READING AND MATERIALS TEXTBOOK
Colorado Department of Transportation, Basic Highway Plan Reading, 2004 (provided in classroom)
Other course resources are available online and in the classroom.
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