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CONSTRUCTION CLASSES

Construction Experts Inc provides high quality, interactive online construction education courses to construction professionals who want to advance their career.

Late registration is accepted. Register today.
Registration Ends January 20, 2023

Join Construction Experts Inc (CEI) for a meaningful online learning experience. Each week we explore construction topics that are relevant, significant, and meaningful to the industry today. CEI’s classes introduce techniques, strategies, and content that you need on the job site and in the office.

Our classes equip students with industry knowledge, skills in problem solving, estimating, project management, risk management, decision making, a deeper understanding of construction materials, planning and scheduling, and equipment selection.

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Registration Ends January 20, 2023

Cost per class is set by the school you select. Each school offers a variety of classes.
Schools that offer all CEI classes include:

Other Course Providers Include: 

(Cert. Construction Estimating Classes)

(200 Series)

AVAILABLE PACED COURSES

FEATURING:

  • Develop the skill sets that are used to read plans as it relates to building construction projects
  • Find trade specific information in plans
  • Identify problems within plans
  • Find trade information using blueprints
  • Provide information on building layout and material installation

FEATURING:

  • Estimate general conditions costs
  • Calculate unit prices and total cost
  • Prepare a quantity take off and conceptual estimate
  • Estimate for excavation and backfill
  • Estimate for concrete and formwork

FEATURING:

  • Estimate structural steel
  • Estimate carpentry
  • Quantity take off for mechanical and electrical construction
  • Quantity take off for finishes, roofing and waterproofing

FEATURING:

  • Recognize quality control procedures for various materials
  • Understand how the materials are used in construction
  • Understand how materials are manufactured and incorporated into structures
  • Know the history of each material covered and is used in construction

FEATURING:

  • Become familiar with construction equipment and their capabilities
  • Learn how to best utilize construction equipment on site work and heavy civil projects
  • Properly select equipment based on application, utilization, productivity, and other factors
  • Develop a basic understanding of unit price and earthwork quantities

FEATURING:

  • Calculate quantities and costs for site work, utilities, and paving
  • Perform basic quantity take offs and estimating for heavy civil construction
  • Understand the methods, procedures, and processes of heavy civil construction
  • Explain and discuss a variety of horizontal drilling and tunneling systems

FEATURING:

  • Practice various styles of leadership to determine which leadership style is best for the situation
  • Learn to lead by setting goals, communicating openly and setting a good example
  • Learn strategies to get commitment from your workers and maintain control of your work crews
  • Apply basic management skills, ideas, and principles that will allow you to function more efficiently as a construction supervisor

FEATURING:

  • Identify and encourage factors in the workforce to achieve a zero accident workplace
  • Explain the hidden and indirect costs of construction accidents
  • Understand how to manage crisis situations
  • Explain Experience Modification Rate and determine the effect the rate has on your labor costs

FEATURING:

  • Become familiar with the process of project planning and the efficiencies derived from planning
  • Define schedule activities and assign reasonable durations to activities
  • Properly sequence activities for logical project flow
  • Monitor, compare and update the project schedule

FEATURING:

  • Develop the resources to evaluate subcontractors and participate in the subcontractor selection process
  • Plan labor crews and prepare for labor costs
  • Learn strategies to use cost control data to influence work and minimize negative cost impacts
  • Develop strategies for managing subcontractors at the job site

FEATURING:

  • Learn to manage various types and sources of risk that are the primary responsibility of the project supervisor
  • Know how to manage the flow of project information during the various stages of the project
  • Coordinate the close out of a construction project
  • Determine the best course of action to receive payment
  • Apply subcontractor management techniques

FEATURING:

  • Recognize the validity of offers and counter-offers
  • Establish the different methods commonly used to prevent litigation
  • Understand the protections afforded by bonds, liens, and waivers
  • Examine the legal liability of construction professionals
  • Explain how to avoid disputes through the use of clauses and how to avoid defects

SIGN UP FOR PACED ONLINE COURSES

Cost per class is set by the school you select. Each school offers a variety of classes.
Schools that offer all CEI classes include:

Other Course Providers Include: 

(Cert. Construction Estimating Classes)

(200 Series)

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