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PLEASE NOTE: The following certificates are for recognition of the classes completed and is not  associated with the CPE program. The programs below are not accredited classes. They are great resume builders that will show potential employers that you have estimating skills. You will not receive credentials for these certificates. To learn more CLICK HERE
 
 Construction Certificates
Certificate in Construction Estimating
Certificate in Construction Practices
Certificate in Civil Sitework Construction
Certificate in Construction Project Management
Certificate in Const. Supervision -- Civil Site Work
Certificate in Construction Supervision -- Building

Certificate in Construction Estimating

For Class Dates and Prices Click Here.

* Not associated with the Certification Program (CPE)

To qualify, you will need to pass five ASPE online classes. For Downloadable PDF Click Here

Pick TWO of the following classes below
Then take these THREE classes
101 Introduction to Construction Estimating:
Develop foundational knowledge of the procedures, materials, equipment, and  practices that are needed in estimating for any trade or type of construction.

105 Estimating and Bidding 1:
The first of two hands-on detailed estimating courses in which students learn how to estimate general conditions, site work, excavation, concrete and masonry. Look over the prerequisites.
103 Construction Blueprint Reading:
Learn how to Read architectural, structural, civil, mechanical and electrical blueprints. Practice looking up information and solving common construction problems by reading the blueprints.

106 Estimating and Bidding 2:
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.
102 Essential Construction Math:
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.
107 Construction Materials and Processes:
Foundational knowledge of construction materials & processes that utilize these materials. One material category, process and system is covered each week. Expand your studies to include materials and processes which are normally encountered by the student in the work place.

 PLEASE NOTE: The following certificates are for recognition of the classes completed and is not  associated with the CPE program. The programs below are not accredited classes. They are great resume builders that will show potential employers that you have estimating skills. You will not receive credentials for these certificates. To learn more CLICK HERE

Certificate in Construction Practices

For Class Dates and Prices Click Here.

To qualify, you will need to pass 8 ASPE online classes. For Downloadable PDF Click Here

 Complete 8 of the 10 following classes:

101 Introduction to Construction Estimating:
Develop foundational knowledge of the procedures, materials, equipment, and  practices that are needed in estimating for any trade or type of construction.

107 Construction Materials and Processes:
Foundational knowledge of construction materials & processes that utilize these materials. One material category, process and system is covered each week. Expand your studies to include materials and processes which are normally encountered by the student in the work place.
102 Essential Construction Math:
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.
204 Contract Documents and Construction Law:
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.

103 Construction Blueprint Reading:
Learn how to Read architectural, structural, civil, mechanical and electrical blueprints. Practice looking up information and solving common construction problems by reading the blueprints.

205 Planning and Scheduling:
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.
105 Estimating and Bidding 1:
The first of two hands-on detailed estimating courses in which students learn how to estimate general conditions, site work, excavation, concrete and masonry. Look over the prerequisites.
206 Construction Productivity-Cost Management:
Study construction cost and apply principles and practices associated with cost awareness and production control. Students will learn how to calculate and measure worker productivity. Under-standing worker’s abilities and the impact of environmental factors will be studied. 
106 Estimating and Bidding 2:
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.
305 Building Green Buildings:
               The Contractor’s Perspective:

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

 

 
PLEASE NOTE: The following certificates are for recognition of the classes completed and is not  associated with the CPE program. The programs below are not accredited classes. They are great resume builders that will show potential employers that you have estimating skills. You will not receive credentials for these certificates. To learn more CLICK HERE

Certificate in Civil Sitework Construction

For Class Dates and Prices Click Here.

To qualify, you will need to pass 5 ASPE online classes. For Downloadable PDF Click Here

 Complete 5 following classes:

107 Construction Materials and Processes:
Foundational knowledge of construction materials & processes that utilize these materials. One material category, process and system is covered each week. Expand your studies to include materials and processes which are normally encountered by the student in the work place.
109 Practical Applications of Civil Construction:
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.
108 Construction Equipment and Methods:
Develop an overall understanding of construction equipment & selected construction methods. Students will determine earthwork quantities, understand equipment economics & utilization, equipment production rates, fundamentals of earth moving & excavating, loading and hauling equipment.

114 Estimating Civil and Sitework Construction:
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, determining crew make-up, and fundamentals of estimating various civil and site work components.  
204 Contract Documents and Construction Law:
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.

205 Planning and Scheduling:
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.



PLEASE NOTE: The following certificates are for recognition of the classes completed and is not  associated with the CPE program. The programs below are not accredited classes. They are great resume builders that will show potential employers that you have estimating skills. You will not receive credentials for these certificates. To learn more CLICK HERE


Certificate in Construction Project Management

For Class Dates and Prices Click Here.

To qualify, you will need to pass 5 ASPE online classes. For Downloadable PDF Click Here

Complete all 5 following classes:

 205 Planning and Scheduling:
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.
108 Construction Equipment and Methods:
Develop an overall understanding of construction equipment & selected construction methods. Students will determine earthwork quantities, understand equipment economics & utilization, equipment production rates, fundamentals of earth moving & excavating, loading and hauling equipment.

305 Building Green Buildings: The Contractor’s Perspective:
The purpose of this course is to provide construction professionals with information that will help them effectively bid, contract, build and close out green building projects. We will explore the green building process from the contractor’s and subcontractor’s points of view.
204 Contract Documents and Construction Law:
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.

308 Construction Project Management
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.
 
PLEASE NOTE: The following certificates are for recognition of the classes completed and is not  associated with the CPE program. The programs below are not accredited classes. They are great resume builders that will show potential employers that you have estimating skills. You will not receive credentials for these certificates. To learn more CLICK HERE

Certificate in Construction Supervision -- Emphasis on Building

For Class Dates and Prices Click Here.

To qualify, you will need to pass 8 ASPE online classes. For Downloadable PDF Click Here

 

Complete all 8 of the  following classes:

201 Leadership and Motivation:
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. 
204 Contract Documents and Construction Law:
Learn about common construction contract clauses and how to read a contract. Construction dis-putes, including differing site conditions, claims, delays and construction defects will be studied.
202 Oral and Written Communications:
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.
205 Planning and Scheduling:
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.

203 Risk Management and Project Solving:
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 & how to create a problem solving atmosphere at the jobsite.
206 Construction Productivity-Cost Management:
Study construction cost and apply principles and practices associated with cost awareness and production control. Students will learn how to calculate and measure worker productivity. Under-standing worker’s abilities and the impact of environmental factors will be studied.
 Emphasis Courses
305 Building Green Buildings:
                  The Contractor’s Perspective:

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

 
PLEASE NOTE: The following certificates are for recognition of the classes completed and is not  associated with the CPE program. The programs below are not accredited classes. They are great resume builders that will show potential employers that you have estimating skills. You will not receive credentials for these certificates. To learn more CLICK HERE

Certificate in Construction Supervision - Emphasis in Civil Site Work

For Class Dates and Prices Click Here.

To qualify, you will need to pass 8 ASPE online classes. For Downloadable PDF Click Here

Complete 8 the  following classes:

201 Leadership and Motivation:
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. 
204 Contract Documents and Construction Law:
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.

202 Oral and Written Communications:
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.
205 Planning and Scheduling:
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.

203 Risk Management and Project Solving:
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 & how to create a problem solving atmosphere at the jobsite.
206 Construction Productivity-Cost Management:
Study construction cost and apply principles and practices associated with cost awareness and production control. Students will learn how to calculate and measure worker productivity. Under-standing worker’s abilities and the impact of environmental factors will be studied. 
 Emphasis Courses
108 Construction Equipment and Methods
Develop an overall understanding of construction equipment & selected construction methods. Students will determine earthwork quantities, understand equipment economics & utilization, equipment production rates, fundamentals of earth moving & excavating, loading and hauling equipment.
109 Practical Applications of Civil Construction:
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.

 

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