Course in Construction

Top Course Studies in Construction

A course is designed to help a student achieve a certain level of proficiency in a given field without requiring the rigorous studies associates with a four-year degree. The length of each course varies depending on the institution and the area of interest.

What is a course in construction? To fulfill this type of course, students can expect to take classes covering a number of topics, including certain applicable science and math courses. When learning about construction and how the field relates to business, individuals might study materials science, industry construction and economic theories. The range of classes can be very broad as students learn about the concepts of engineering and the various technologies used in modern construction.

Taking this type of course will likely help students who are looking to immediately enter the workforce as well as those wanting to continue their education. The practical knowledge gained from any hands-on classes will potentially help those looking to start work as soon as the course is completed.

The price of a course depends on the exact focus of your studies. To learn more about how much this type of program costs, you should reach out directly to any schools in which you have interest.

Once a graduate has finished his or her course in construction, there are a number of fields in which jobs might be available. Individuals frequently find work as project planners for cities and privately owned companies. Jobs might also be found within hardware and manufacturing companies that produce various supplies and materials. If you specialize in a certain field of construction, you might be able to find a business that will hire you as a consultant.

For anyone interested in a career in construction, this type of course is a great way to get started. If you’d like to learn more, search for your program below and contract directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Course - OSHA Hazwoper Training

Bermuda College
Campus Full time February 2018 Bermuda Hamilton

This course is designed to fully comply with all regulatory standards and is tailored to the specific needs of your operations (e.g. focused emergency response). HAZWOPER provides knowledge and skills necessary to assist with remedial operations surrounding a hazardous materials incident and utilizes a combination of classroom presentation and “hands-on” table top exercises. [+]

Best Course Studies in Construction 2017/2018. OSHA HAZWOPER TRAINING This course is designed to fully comply with all regulatory standards and is tailored to the specific needs of your operations (e.g. focused emergency response). HAZWOPER provides knowledge and skills necessary to assist with remedial operations surrounding a hazardous materials incident and utilizes a combination of classroom presentation and “hands-on” table top exercises. Training is typically at the Technician level, and typically will cover subjects such as hazard assessment, scene management, spill control and containment, basic chemistry and toxicology, personal protective equipment (PPE) selection and use, respiratory protection, decontamination and scene monitoring. A study guide has been developed to supplement the course. A hands on exercise event can be included in this course. Students will also be briefed on OSHA, DOT and EPA federal regulatory changes. Each student must complete the written test and hands on exercise portion of the training to receive certification. This course will be facilitated by Derreck K. J. Bean MSc., (Engineering Management); (OSHA 10 hr. Construction / 30 hr. General Industry), University of South Florida; BS., (Construction Engineering Technology) (Summa Cum Laude), Florida A & M University; (Train-The-Trainer, 40 hr. HAZWOPER), Eastern Iowa Community College. Dates and Times Mondays – 7:00-9:00 p.m. Thursdays – 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Saturdays – 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. HOLIDAYS – No Class PAYMENTS & CANCELLATIONS POLICY Payment MUST be received no less than seven (7) days prior to class start date. Substitute registrants can be named at any time.... [-]

Course - OSHA 10-hour Construction Training

Bermuda College
Campus Full time 2 days September 2018 Bermuda Hamilton

The OSHA-10 Hour Construction Training is a two (2) day course designed to provide construction contractors, their supervisors, and workers, with authoritative knowledge on safety and health issues in the construction industry. It offers an educational overview of the ten most common areas of safety concern. [+]

The OSHA-10 Hour Construction Training is a two (2) day course designed to provide construction contractors, their supervisors, and workers, with authoritative knowledge on safety and health issues in the construction industry. It offers an educational overview of the ten most common areas of safety concern. The OSHA 10-Hour Training is not considered as an exhaustive treatment of all safety and health issues related to the construction industry. Additional training can be provided for specific work related matters. The following topics will be covered; Introduction to OSHA Fall Protection Electrical Safety Fire Protection Personal Protective Equipment Cranes and Rigging Health hazards MSDS Scaffolds Stairways and Ladders Excavations Assessment & Evaluation Course will be facilitated by Derreck K. J. Bean MSc., (Engineering Management); (OSHA 10 hr. Construction / 30 hr. General Industry), University of South Florida; BS., (Construction Engineering Technology) (Summa Cum Laude), Florida A & M University; (Train-The-Trainer, 40 hr. HAZWOPER), Eastern Iowa Community College. Dates Mondays – 7:00-9:00 p.m. Thursdays – 7:00-9:00 p.m. Saturdays – 9:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. HOLIDAYS – No Class PAYMENTS & CANCELLATIONS POLICY Payment MUST be received no less than seven (7) days prior to class start date. Substitute registrants can be named at any time. A full refund will be given if notified 72 hours in advance. If you do not cancel within the 72-hours policy or elect not to attend, you are responsible for the entire payment. [-]

HNC in Construction & Surveying (part-time)

University of Bolton
Campus Part time 2 years August 2018 United Kingdom Bolton

The Higher National Certificate (HNC) in Construction and Surveying is a broad-based course, designed to give you the relevant vocational knowledge and skills for a career in any sector of the construction industry. There is a strong vocational emphasis to the course which is underpinned by a relevant amount of theoretical study. Successful completion of the HNC may help you to move from a craft role in the industry to either a technical or... [+]

Best Course Studies in Construction 2017/2018. Construction & Surveying - HNC (part-time) The Higher National Certificate (HNC) in Construction and Surveying is a broad-based course, designed to give you the relevant vocational knowledge and skills for a career in any sector of the construction industry. There is a strong vocational emphasis to the course which is underpinned by a relevant amount of theoretical study. Successful completion of the HNC may help you to move from a craft role in the industry to either a technical or professional career. About the course You will be taught using a mix of methods including studio, field, laboratory and project work, lectures, seminars and tutorials. Assessment methods include coursework, project work and time-controlled assessments. The course includes inter disciplinary group project work which simulates the process of a construction project from start to finish. On the project, you will carry out a defined role as a member of the construction team and work with a number of other construction specialists. Members of our dedicated staff team, who have all worked in a professional capacity in the construction industry, provide a high level of support. The department has excellent contacts with the construction industry and teaching staff are active members of the industry’s professional bodies. Special features The department is friendly and offers excellent levels of student care. You will have access to the university’s unique Design Studio which contains the latest CAD software and hardware and other specialist facilities. Following successful completion of the... [-]

Short Course in Management of Temporary Electrical Systems

Backstage Academy
Campus Full time 1 day August 2018 United Kingdom Wakefield

This course is designed to give an overview into the management of temporary electrical systems for live events, based on the BS 7909 code of practice. [+]

The event industry has developed a wide variety of electrical distribution equipment to facilitate installation in a ‘plug and play’ fashion. Whilst these systems are highly robust, they have led to a level of complacency with regard to electrical design, which has seen an increase in the risk of electric shock and fire. In the event of such an incident, BS 7909 may well be cited in any review proceedings. This course is designed to give an overview into the management of temporary electrical systems for live events, based on the BS 7909 code of practice. Topics Covered Newly developed, accessible course. BS 7909 increasingly cited by venues as the minimum compliancy standards. Understand the statutory and non-statutory requirements. Understand the management structure, duties and responsibilities. Understand the correct audit and documentation procedures required for small and large events. Definitions, terms and principles of electrical circuits. Who Should Attend Site Electricians, Venue or Freelance Technicians, Site or Event Managers, Production or Hire Companies, H&S officers, Producers and Production Managers, Venue Owners, System Designers, Gaffers, Production or Hire companies and any others involved in the supply & installation of electrical equipment for events. Prerequisites A good background knowledge in basic electrics. If you would like a course that covers this, have a look at Working with Electricity. Included Within The Course Lunch and refreshments. [-]

Short Course: 2-Day Rigging Course

Backstage Academy
Campus Full time 2 days August 2018 United Kingdom Wakefield

This course is an in-depth theoretical and practical training course designed for people of all levels of experience. It’s delivered using a purpose-designed truss rig and a wide range of safety equipment. It also includes one night’s on-site accommodation. [+]

Best Course Studies in Construction 2017/2018. This course is an in-depth theoretical and practical training course designed for people of all levels of experience. It’s delivered using a purpose-designed truss rig and a wide range of safety equipment. It also includes one night’s on-site accommodation. Topics Covered Regulations, guidance, standards, and working at height PPE inspection and Inspection records Basic lifting principles Rigging hardware – factors of safety, mode of use factors Truss theory, beams, load distributions, bridles, and angled loads Practical (Rigging hoists from bridles, floating the hoists, slinging and flying a truss-box, ropework from the flown box, de-rigging and packing away safely) Bridle choice from estimation, measurement and calculation Calculation of loads from Vector Analysis (Parallelogram of forces) Knots – Bowline and clove-hitch, and rope finishing Basket and choke techniques, shackle types Truss slinging Hoist operation and electrical safety Rescue planning Who Should Attend The course appeals to a wide cross section of people, from industry novices with an interest in rigging, to technicians working with rigging equipment, and professional riggers wanting a refresher course to sharpen their skills. Prerequisities There are no prerequisites for the Rigging Course, other than a keen interest in working in the rigging sector in live events. Icluded Within Course Lunch, refreshments and one night’s on-site accommodation *The course is delivered in a studio at Production Park subject to studio bookings and BACKSTAGE ACADEMY® reserves the right to move the location of the Rigging Course practical training to a different location on the... [-]

Course Steamfitter/Pipefitter

Keyin College
Campus Full time September 2018 Canada Carbonear Burin Saint John's Stephenville Grand Falls Marystown Gander + 5 more

Steamfitter/Pipefitters install and repair both high-pressure and low-pressure pipe systems used in manufacturing, the oil and gas industry, in the generation of electricity, and in the heating and cooling of buildings. [+]

Steamfitter/Pipefitters install and repair both high-pressure and low-pressure pipe systems used in manufacturing, the oil and gas industry, in the generation of electricity, and in the heating and cooling of buildings. The Steamfitter/Pipefitter program provides the skills and knowledge to lay, cut, assemble, install, maintain pipe systems and supports. Graduates will also be prepared to work with related hydraulic and pneumatic equipment for steam, hot water, cooling, lubricating, sprinkling, and industrial production and processing systems. This program is recognized by the Apprenticeship and Certification Board as an Interprovincial Trade (Red Seal Endorsed) which allows the holder to work in other provinces /territories without having to re-certify. Academic Admission Requirements: High school diploma or high school equivalency (Transcript and/or diploma to be forwarded to the College); or Mature students who do not meet the education prerequisites may be considered for admission on an individual basis provided the following conditions are met: Applicants are at least 19 years of age at the time of application; Applicants have been out of school for at least one year; Applicants complete the standardized assessment instrument and obtain the result of high school equivalence on all subtests; Applicants present a certified copy of grades for the highest educational level attained. [-]

A/C, Ref. & Heating Technology (AS)

CBT College - Miami
Campus Full time 8 months September 2018 USA Miami

When you enroll in the A/C Refrigeration Technician program at CBT College, you could receive the training necessary to begin working in an entry-level position. You do not have to spend years and years training to receive the industry experience that is necessary to begin finding employment; instead, you will spend eight months in this program, which is available in both English and Spanish languages... [+]

Best Course Studies in Construction 2017/2018. When you enroll in the A/C Refrigeration Technician program at CBT College, you could receive the training necessary to begin working in an entry-level position. You do not have to spend years and years training to receive the industry experience that is necessary to begin finding employment; instead, you will spend eight months in this program, which is available in both English and Spanish languages. The hands-on training, and courses that you take while enrolled in an A/C & Refrigeration Technician program on our Flagler or Hialeah campuses will help you learn how to understand, develop, repair, and maintain a variety of equipment. The courses that you take will cover various areas, including: Basic Design Repair of Residential and Commercial Equipment Air Conditioning Repair Heating Equipment Repair Installation Refrigeration Maintenance and more… The A/C & Refrigeration Technician program will teach you how to follow industrial blueprints as well. To learn more about the A/C & Refrigeration Technician program available at CBT College, give us a call today! For information about Gainful Employment related to this academic program, click here. For detailed information of terms and disclosures, please visit: www.cbt.edu/academics/disclosure Objective Once you have successfully completed the A/C & Refrigeration Technician diploma program at our Hialeah or Flagler campuses, you will be able to install, maintain, and repair refrigeration, heating, and air conditioning systems of all types. Once you have finished the A/C & Refrigeration Technician diploma program, you could transfer your credits into the... [-]

Commercial Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Program (HVACR)

Bay State School Of Technology
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Canton

Knowledge of Basic Electricity & Electronics and the fundamentals of refrigeration technology are prerequisite for the Commercial Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Program. [+]

Commercial Refrigeration & Air Conditioning (HVACR) Knowledge of Basic Electricity & Electronics and the fundamentals of refrigeration technology are prerequisite for the Commercial Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Program. The majority of students who enroll in the Major Appliances Program and Domestic Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Programs where they learn basic electricity and basic refrigeration, generally also enroll for this program. Students learn to work on central air conditioning systems, heat pumps, roof top A/C systems, walk-in and reach-in refrigerators and freezers, ice machines and other commercial refrigeration equipment. HVACR training includes 100 hours of Massachusetts Refrigeration Code and 100 hours of Mass. Electrical code, each counting toward the qualifications for a refrigeration license in Massachusetts. For almost 30 years, Bay State’s “Hands-On” training has worked for thousands of students. Half of the students’ time in school is in the classroom learning the theory, and the other half is spent in the workshops gaining “Hands-On” experience. New students receive a laptop computer and training on how to use it as a learning tool. The cost of the laptop is included in the tuition and the student will own it at the end of his program. In addition, all students will receive preparation and training to take an R410A Certification test, offered by the school. Graduates of the Commercial Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Program are prepared to enter the work force as entry level technicians. Many of our graduates are hired by commercial refrigeration and air conditioning companies to install, service and... [-]

Major Appliances / Basic Electricity Course

Bay State School Of Technology
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Canton

Every household, every business, and just about every building in the world has some major appliances in use. Clothes Washers, Dish Washers, Clothes Dryers, Refrigerators, Microwave Ovens, Stoves and disposals are some of the more common ones. [+]

Best Course Studies in Construction 2017/2018. Major Appliances / Basic Electricity Course Every household, every business, and just about every building in the world has some major appliances in use. Clothes Washers, Dish Washers, Clothes Dryers, Refrigerators, Microwave Ovens, Stoves and disposals are some of the more common ones. They break down occasionally and need to be repaired. Is there anyone you know who doesn’t own some kind of Major Appliance? Major Appliance technicians need to have the skills necessary to successfully service these machines, such as learning to diagnose and troubleshoot. Students enrolled in The Major Appliance Program at Bay State are learning these skills by working on the actual pieces of equipment in the lab workshops. For almost 30 years, Bay State’s “Hands-On” training has worked for thousands of students. Half of the students’ time in school is in the classroom learning the theory of how the appliances work and the other half is spent in the workshops gaining hands on experience. An important component of the course is the training on Electricity and Electronics. The ability to understand how electricity works, and the skills needed to read a wiring diagram or schematic is an essential part of the diagnostic process. In addition, each student receives up-to-date training on the electronic controls that manage each and every Major Appliance. New students receive a laptop computer and training on how to use it as a learning tool. The cost of the laptop is included in the tuition and the... [-]

Mechanical Techniques - Plumbing

Fleming College
Campus Full time 2 semesters September 2018 Canada Peterborough Lindsay Haliburton Cobourg + 3 more

The Mechanical Techniques - Plumbing (formerly Plumbing Techniques) program will provide you with a variety of trade-specific skills, introducing you to installing, maintaining and repairing piping systems in residential, commercial and industrial settings, to enhance opportunities for employment. [+]

The Mechanical Techniques - Plumbing (formerly Plumbing Techniques) program will provide you with a variety of trade-specific skills, introducing you to installing, maintaining and repairing piping systems in residential, commercial and industrial settings, to enhance opportunities for employment. Program Highlights In the two-semester Mechanical Techniques - Plumbing program, you will learn to: interpret blueprints install valves and fittings join and secure sections of pipe and test pipe systems develop competencies in venting, waste and drainage systems explore the interaction of alternative energy sources with residential plumbing systems Upon program completion, you will also have obtained tickets for: Working at Heights; Hoisting & Rigging; Lockout/ Tag out; WHMIS And, you will have Grade 12 Math equivalency, a requirement for many apprenticeships. Career Opportunities Graduates may find employment with independent contractors, building maintenance operations or wholesale supply houses. This program can also be your pathway to a plumbing apprenticeship. Or rather than seeking employment immediately, you may choose to add more trade skills to your toolkit with one of Fleming College's programs such as Electrical Techniques, Welding Techniques, or Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning. Minimum Admission Requirements OSSD with the majority of credits at the Workplace (E) level, including English. When Workplace (E) is the minimum course level for admission, (C) and (U/C) courses are also accepted. Mature Students If you are 19 years of age or older before classes start, and you do not possess an OSSD, you can write the Canadian Adult Achievement Test to assess your eligibility for admission. [-]

Construction Electrician Level 1

Vancouver Career College
Campus Full time September 2018 Canada Burnaby Vancouver Surrey Abbotsford Port Coquitlam Kelowna + 4 more

Vancouver Career College’s Construction Electrician Level 1 program prepares students to advance in their apprenticeships by building upon their knowledge of electrical theory. [+]

Vancouver Career College’s Construction Electrician Level 1 program prepares students to advance in their apprenticeships by building upon their knowledge of electrical theory. Students learn the first level of electrical theory and build the necessary skill and knowledge required to maintain employment as an electrical apprentice.

 

Students in this program learn about key topics such as construction and circuit drawings, electrical circuit concepts, and safety and rigging techniques. Students also learn about solid-state components using a variety of power, examine and design the internal circuitry of galvanometers, ammeters, voltmeters, watt meters, watt-hour meters, and ohmmeters, and build their computer skills.... [-]


Building Company Performance to Baldrige Standards

University of Tulsa College of Business Administration
Campus Part time 1 day June 2018 USA Tulsa Toledo + 1 more

The Baldrige Criteria for Performance Excellence is the best roadmap to business excellence available today. [+]

The Baldrige Criteria for Performance Excellence is the best roadmap to business excellence available today. There are three versions of the criteria, aimed at specific groups: Business, Education, and Healthcare. Criteria platforms look at these groups from a systems perspective to understanding performance in management.

 

Companies who have received the Baldrige National Quality Award have consistently outperformed the S&P 500 by at least 3 to 1. The Criteria provide a results-focused framework which will benefit any organization, whether they pursue the award or not. So where does a company start?

 

This four-hour course will give you an overview of what it takes, the criteria and more.... [-]