Course in Construction

Top Courses 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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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... [+]

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.... [-]


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 ... [-]

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. [+]

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 ... [-]

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.... [-]


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. [+]

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.... [-]


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 ... [-]

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... [+]

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:... [-]


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.... [-]


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. [+]

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.... [-]


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 ... [-]

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.... [-]