CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS

Construction Certificate Programs

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ONLINE CERTIFICATIONS

Our classes are organized into a number of construction certifications online to help students achieve their educational and career goals.

Through our construction estimating classes and various programs, our students get an opportunity to get hands-on learning that is directly applicable to their real life career.

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CEI ONLINE CONSTRUCTION CERTIFICATION PROGRAMS

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CERTIFICATE IN CONSTRUCTION
PROJECT MANAGEMENT

CERTIFICATE IN CIVIL SITE WORK CONSTRUCTION

CERTIFICATE IN
CONSTRUCTION ESTIMATING

CERTIFICATE IN
CONSTRUCTION PRACTICES

CERTIFICATE IN CONSTRUCTION
SUPERVISION: BUILDING

CERTIFICATE IN CONSTRUCTION
SUPERVISION: CIVIL SITE WORK

CERTIFICATE IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT

REQUIRED: COMPLETE ALL 5 OF THE FOLLOWING REQUIRED CLASSES
AND 1 ELECTIVE

Students will learn the tenants of project management including feasibility and qualifying, to estimating and scheduling. An introduction to contracts and risk will be included in addition to preconstruction, scheduling work changes, and getting paid.

This course focuses on understanding legal environment of construction, examining the legal liabilities of construction professionals, understanding how to best utilize resources to avoid disputes and protect the company and investments.

Develop an overall understanding of construction equipment and selected construction methods. Students will determine earthwork quantities, understand equipment economics and utilization, production rates, fundamentals of earthmoving and excavating, loading and hauling equipment.

Learn and apply basic construction planning and scheduling skills. Prepare bar chart schedules and critical path schedules. Read complex project schedules and understand the basics of project management by scheduling. Employ acceleration techniques.

The purpose of this course is to provide construction professionals with information that will help them to effectively bid, contract, build and close out green building projects.  We will explore the green building process from the contractor’s and subcontractor’s point of view.

ELECTIVE: COMPLETE 1 OF THE FOLLOWING

Identify, manage and solve risk related construction problems. Grow in your abilities to solve and prevent problems and make decisions.

Learn about common construction contract clauses and how to read a contract. Construction disputes including differing site conditions, claims, delays, and defects will be studied.

Study the construction cost control procedures and options to improve productivity. Cost control will be discussed at the project and corporate level. Organize a project with the goal of productivity improvement.

STUDENT REVIEWS

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CERTIFICATE IN CONSTRUCTION ESTIMATING

Develop foundational knowledge of the procedures, materials, equipment, and practices that are needed in estimating for any trade or type of construction.

Develop mathematical skills through practice and application to the construction trade. Calculation of board feet, area, volume of shapes and concrete footings, slabs, and conversions are among the topics studied. While this class is not a prerequisite for any other classes, it does provide a foundation for them.

Learn how to read architectural, structural, civil, mechanical, and electrical blueprints. Practice looking up information and solving common construction problems by reading the blueprints.

The first of two hands-on detailed estimating courses in which students learn how to estimate general conditions, site work, excavation, concrete and masonry.

Be sure to look over the prerequisites for this class.

The second course features hands-on estimating and quantity takeoff activities associated with Metals, Wood, Doors and Windows, Finishes, Electrical, and Mechanical Estimating. You may take these courses in any order.

Develop foundational knowledge of construction materials and processes that utilize these materials. Understand and report back on how materials and processes function in sustainable construction. an overall construction system each week.

This course introduces students to estimating civil engineering, heavy construction projects, and site work construction projects. This course will cover reading and understanding civil construction plans, determining earthwork quantities, determining crew make-up, and fundamentals of estimating various civil and site work components.

Learn and apply basic construction planning and scheduling skills. Prepare bar chart schedules and critical path schedules. Read complex project schedules, and understand the basics of project management by scheduling, Employ acceleration techniques.

STUDENT REVIEWS

View reviews of Certificate in Construction Estimating classes. 

CERTIFICATE IN CIVIL SITE WORK CONSTRUCTION

COMPLETE ALL 4 OF THE FOLLOWING CLASSES

This course introduces students to estimating civil engineering projects, heavy construction projects, and site work construction projects. This course will cover reading and understanding civil construction blueprints, determining earthwork quantities, crew make-up, and fundamentals of estimating various civil and site work components.

This course gives the student an overall and elementary understanding of civil construction blueprints 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 geosynthetics.

Develop an overall understanding of construction equipment and selected construction methods. Students will determine earthwork quantities, understand equipment economics and utilization, equipment production rates, fundamentals of earthmoving and excavating, loading and hauling equipment.

This course focuses on understanding civil construction techniques. This includes site preparation and grading, excavation, backfill, compaction, trenching, paving, and dewatering. Discussion on the proper methods of determining earthwork quantities, estimating civil construction costs and safety implications.

CHOOSE 1 OF THE FOLLOWING COURSES TO COMPLETE THE CERTIFICATE
IN CIVIL SITE WORK

Learn about common construction contract clauses and how to read a contract. Construction disputes including differing site conditions, claims, delays, and construction defects will be studied.

Learn and apply basic construction planning and scheduling skills. Prepare bar chart schedules and critical path schedules. Read complex project schedules, and understand the basics of project management by scheduling, Employ acceleration techniques.

STUDENT REVIEWS

View reviews of Certificate in Civil Site Work classes.

CERTIFICATE IN CONSTRUCTION PRACTICES

COMPLETE 8 OUT OF THE FOLLOWING 10 CLASSES

Develop foundational knowledge of the procedures, materials, equipment, and practices that are needed in estimating for any trade or type of construction.

Develop mathematical skills through practice and application to the construction trade. Calculation of board feet, area, volume of shapes and concrete footings, slabs, and conversions are amongst the topics studied. While this class is not a prerequisite for any other classes, it does provide a foundation for them.

Learn how to read architectural, structural, civil, mechanical and electrical blueprints. Practice looking up information and solving common construction problems by reading the blueprints.

The first of two hands-on detailed estimating courses in which students learn how to estimate general conditions, site work, excavation, concrete and masonry. Be sure to look over the prerequisites for this class.

The second course features hands-on estimating and quantity take off activities associated with Metals, Wood, Doors and Windows, Finishes, Electrical, and Mechanical Estimating. You may take these courses in any order.

Develop foundational knowledge of construction materials and processes that utilize these materials. Expand your studies to include materials and processes which are normally encountered by the student in his/her work place.

Learn about common construction contract clauses and how to read a contract.  Construction disputes, including differing site conditions, claims, delays and construction defects will be studied.

Learn and apply basic construction planning and scheduling skills. Prepare bar chart schedules and critical path schedules. Read complex project schedules, and understand the basics of project management by scheduling, Employ schedule acceleration methods.

Study construction costing and apply principles and practices associated with production control and cost awareness to each element of the project. Cost control begins with the estimate and continues through work and cost analysis, ending with project evaluation.

This course provides construction professionals with information that will help them to effectively bid, contract, build and close out green building projects. Explore the green building process from the contractor and subcontractor’s points of view.

STUDENT REVIEWS

View reviews of Certificate in Construction Practices classes. 

CERTIFICATE IN CONSTRUCTION SUPERVISION
EMPHASIS IN BUILDING

COMPLETE 8 OUT OF THE FOLLOWING CLASSES

Recognize your style of leadership and how to utilize other styles when appropriate. Analyze worker needs and learn how these needs effect motivation. Determine how to improve job performance and positively influence attitudes and abilities. Learn the various roles of the leader and how these roles can be applied at the job site.

Acquire skills and understanding of positive direct communication with an emphasis on construction supervision. Grow in your abilities to help people communicate with you, listen better, and deal with the difficult person. Develop your skills in negotiating and communicating with all organizational levels and groups.

Understand how to solve and prevent problems and how to make decisions. Technical problems, human performance problems and scheduling problems will be reviewed. Learn how to avoid barriers to creative problem solving and how to create a problem solving atmosphere at the jobsite.

Learn about common construction contract clauses and how to read a contract. Construction disputes, including differing site conditions, claims, delays and construction defects will be studied.

Learn and apply basic construction planning and scheduling skills. Prepare bar chart schedules and critical path schedules. Read complex project schedules, and understand the basics of project management by scheduling, Employ acceleration techniques.

In 206 Unit 5 students study the construction cost control procedures and options to improve productivity. Cost control will be discussed at both the project level and the corporate level. You will learn about the cost control cycle and how to ensure effective production control. Organizing a project with a goal of productivity improvement will be studied. Students will learn how to calculate and measure worker productivity.

EMPHASIS COURSES

Approaching the green building process from both the contractor’s and subcontractor’s points of view will allow industry professionals to gain key insights to effectively bid, contract, build, and close out green building projects.

This course provides a framework for understanding the project manager’s roles, responsibilities, processes and procedures. Learn the stages of the project, dispute resolution, bidding and contracting. Other topics include subcontractor management, purchasing, project start up and close out techniques.

STUDENT REVIEWS

View reviews of Certificate in Construction Supervision classes. 

EMPHASIS IN CIVIL SITE WORK

COMPLETE 8 OUT OF THE FOLLOWING CLASSES

Recognize your style of leadership and how to utilize other styles when appropriate. Analyze worker needs and learn how these needs effect motivation. Determine how to improve job performance and positively influence attitudes and abilities. Learn the various roles of the leader and how these roles can be applied at the job site.

Acquire skills and understanding of positive direct communication with an emphasis on construction supervision. Grow in your abilities to help people communicate with you, listen better, and deal with the difficult person. Develop your skills in negotiating and communicating with all organizational levels and groups.

Understand how to solve and prevent problems and how to make decisions. Technical problems, human performance problems and scheduling problems will be reviewed. Learn how to avoid barriers to creative problem solving and how to create a problem solving atmosphere at the jobsite.

Learn about common construction contract clauses and how to read a contract. Construction disputes, including differing site conditions, claims, delays and construction defects will be studied.

Learn and apply basic construction planning and scheduling skills. Prepare bar chart schedules and critical path schedules. Read complex project schedules, and understand the basics of project management by scheduling, Employ acceleration techniques.

Learn and apply basic construction planning and scheduling skills. Prepare bar chart schedules and critical path schedules. Read complex project schedules, and understand the basics of project management by scheduling, Employ acceleration techniques.

EMPHASIS COURSE

Develop an overall understanding of construction equipment and selected construction methods. Students will determine earthwork quantities, understand equipment economics and utilization, equipment production rates, fundamentals of earthmoving and excavating, loading and hauling equipment.

This course focuses on understanding civil construction techniques. This includes site preparation and grading, excavation, backfill, compaction, trenching, paving and dewatering. Discussion on the proper methods of determining earthwork quantities, estimating civil con- struction costs and safety implications.

STUDENT REVIEWS

View reviews of Certificate in Civil Site Work classes. 

UNIVERSITIES & COMMUNITY COLLEGES

SDSU

SAN DIEGO STATE UNIVERSITY

You can find out more about SDSU’s programs by visiting the SDSU website

You will find all of our construction certifications online at SDSU, which include: Certificate in Civil Site Work Construction, Certificate in Construction Management, Certificate in Construction Supervision with Emphasis in Building, Certificate in Construction Supervision with Emphasis in Civil Site Work, Certificate in Construction Practices, and Certificate in Construction Estimating. All classes are offered for credit.

Current students who wish to apply for a completed certificate must complete the SDSU forms.

bucks community college

BUCKS COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Bucks County Community College offers all of the certificate programs which include: Certificate in Civil Site Work Construction, Certificate in Construction Management, Certificate in Construction Supervision with Emphasis in Building, Certificate in Construction Supervision with Emphasis in Civil Site Work, Certificate in Construction Practices, and Certificate in Construction Estimating
All classes are not-for-credit. Visit the Bucks website for more information.

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San Francisco State University

SAN FRANCISCO STATE UNIVERSITY

Offers the following certificate programs: Certificate in Construction Estimating, Certificate in Construction Management Certificate in Construction Supervision, and Certificate in Construction Practices.
All class are for continuing education credit. Visit the SFSU website for more information.

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UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS

Will be offering the following certificate programs: Certificate in Construction Estimating, Certificate in Construction Management Certificate in Construction Supervision, and Certificate in Construction Practices.

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