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Course Description

The Principles of Construction Documentation (PCD) is an introductory course that will teach you the fundamentals of construction documentation. You will learn about specifications, drawings and schedules, products, bidding procedures and contracts.

The course is designed for individuals involved in the construction industry who are required to produce, read, and supply products for, or rely upon, the project manual/specifications. It is ideal for designers, consultants, specification writers, contractors or suppliers.

Construction documentation topics covered include:


  • Owner Expectations
  • Budget Process
  • Project Phases
  • The Bidding Process
  • Format Documents
  • Language and Style
  • Specification Writing, Editing and Co-ordination
  • Document Interpretation
  • Environmental issues
  • Risk and Liability
  • Basic Building Principles
  • Product Evaluation and Selection
  • Sustainability Issues
  • Diagnostic Methods
  • The Commissioning Process
  • Performance, Termination and Dispute Resolutions
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Section Title
Principles of Construction Documentation
Type
Internet Paced
Dates
Jun 06, 2022 to Sep 11, 2022
Contact Hours
40.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $875.00
Service charge(s)
  • Tech Fee ($10)  
Drop Request Deadline
Jun 21, 2021 to Jun 30, 2022
Transfer Request Deadline
Jun 21, 2021 to Jun 30, 2022
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Jul 01, 2022 to Aug 12, 2022
Reading List / Textbook
All required course materials are included in tuition fees.
Section Notes

Prerequisites:
There are no prerequisites for this course.

Extension:
One optional extension available for purchase. This gives you additional time equal to half the original course duration during which you will have continued access to course materials.
To purchase an extension contact conedadvising@sait.ca at least two (2) business days prior to the end date of your course.

Section Title
Principles of Construction Documentation
Type
Online Asynchronous
Dates
Sep 12, 2022 to Dec 18, 2022
Contact Hours
40.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $875.00
Service charge(s)
  • Tech Fee ($10)  
Drop Request Deadline
Apr 17, 2022 to Oct 06, 2022
Transfer Request Deadline
Apr 17, 2022 to Oct 06, 2022
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Oct 07, 2022 to Nov 18, 2022
Reading List / Textbook
All required course materials are included in tuition fees.
Section Notes

Prerequisites:
There are no prerequisites for this course.

Extension:
One optional extension available for purchase. This gives you additional time equal to half the original course duration during which you will have continued access to course materials.
To purchase an extension contact conedadvising@sait.ca at least two (2) business days prior to the end date of your course.

Section Title
Principles of Construction Documentation
Type
Online Asynchronous
Dates
Jan 09, 2023 to Apr 16, 2023
Contact Hours
40.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $875.00
Service charge(s)
  • Tech Fee ($10)  
Drop Request Deadline
Apr 18, 2022 to Feb 02, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
Apr 18, 2022 to Feb 02, 2023
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Feb 03, 2023 to Mar 17, 2023
Reading List / Textbook
All required course materials are included in tuition fees.
Section Notes

Prerequisites:
There are no prerequisites for this course.

Extension:
One optional extension available for purchase. This gives you additional time equal to half the original course duration during which you will have continued access to course materials.
To purchase an extension contact conedadvising@sait.ca at least two (2) business days prior to the end date of your course.

Section Title
Principles of Construction Documentation
Type
Online Asynchronous
Dates
May 01, 2023 to Aug 06, 2023
Contact Hours
40.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $875.00
Service charge(s)
  • Tech Fee ($10)  
Drop Request Deadline
Apr 18, 2022 to May 25, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
Apr 18, 2022 to May 25, 2023
Withdrawal Request Deadline
May 26, 2023 to Jun 07, 2023
Reading List / Textbook
All required course materials are included in tuition fees.
Section Notes

Prerequisites:
There are no prerequisites for this course.

Extension:
One optional extension available for purchase. This gives you additional time equal to half the original course duration during which you will have continued access to course materials.
To purchase an extension contact conedadvising@sait.ca at least two (2) business days prior to the end date of your course.

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