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
Internet Paced
Jun 07, 2021 to Sep 12, 2021
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $875.00
Service charge(s)
  • Tech Fee ($10)
Drop Request Deadline
Mar 05, 2021 to Jul 01, 2021
Transfer Request Deadline
Mar 05, 2021 to Jul 01, 2021
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Jul 02, 2021 to Aug 13, 2021
Section Notes
One extension available for purchase.
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