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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
Jan 17, 2022 to Apr 24, 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
May 27, 2021 to Feb 10, 2022
Transfer Request Deadline
May 27, 2021 to Feb 10, 2022
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Feb 11, 2022 to Mar 25, 2022
Reading List / Textbook
All required course materials are included in tuition fees.
Section Notes

Prerequisites:
There are no prerequisites for this course.

 

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.

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