Construction Certificates

Fall 2016 Construction Certificates

For complete descriptions and updates to certificate requirements, see: www.constructionclasses.com

Bucks County Community College, in partnership with Construction Experts, Inc., offers several online construction certificates:

• Construction Estimating

• Construction Practices  

• Construction Project Management     

• Construction Supervision

• Construction Supervision Emphasis in Building

• Construction Supervision Emphasis in Civil Sitework

• Civil Sitework Construction 

 

Workplace Benefits

• Be better prepared to succeed at your profession

• Learn from experts in various fields of construction

• Advance within your current trade or transition into a new career

No entrance exams are required. Course times are scheduled year-round to be compatible with your work commitments. Each course meets online for ten weeks. Discussions using an online bulletin board afford the opportunity to examine everyday construction challenges shared by others in the construction industry.  All certificates should be completed within two years of starting the program.           


Construction Estimating
 

This courseware provides an excellent overview of basic and advanced principles of construction estimating and bidding in the construction industry.

Must complete 5 of the following 6 classes:

• Introduction to Construction Estimating

• Essential Construction Math

• Construction Blueprint Reading*

• Estimating and Bidding 1*

• Estimating and Bidding 2*

• Construction Materials and Processes *

 

Construction Practices 

Must complete 8 of the following 10 classes:

• Introduction to Construction Estimating*

• Essential Construction Math*

• Construction Blueprint Reading*

• Estimating and Bidding 1*

• Estimating and Bidding 2*

• Construction Materials and Processes*

• Contract Documents and Construction Law

• Planning and Scheduling

• Construction Productivity and Cost Management

*Denotes a course that runs every quarter.   



Construction Supervision Emphasis in Civil Site Work

This certificate program is for construction superintendents, project managers, foremen, estimators, safety directors, field engineers and training directors. It is also for anyone aspiring to become any of the above. This certificate program is available to students all over the world with Internet access.

Must complete all of the 8 following classes:

• Leadership and Motivation

• Oral and Written Communications

• Problem-Solving and Risk Management

• Contract Documents and Construction Law

• Planning and Scheduling

• Practical Applications of Civil Construction

• Construction Productivity and Cost Management

• Construction Equipment and Methods



Construction Supervision Emphasis in Building

Must complete all of the 8 following classes:

• Leadership and Motivation

• Oral and Written Communication

• Problem-Solving and Risk Management

• Contract Documents and Construction Law

• Planning and Scheduling

• Building Green Buildings

• Construction Productivity and Cost Management

• Construction Project Management


Civil Sitework Construction

Must complete all 4 of the following classes.

• Estimating Civil and Site Work Construction

• Construction Materials and Processes

• Construction Equipment and Methods

• Practical Applications of Civil Construction

Choose one of the following courses to complete the Certificate in Civil Site work:

• Contract Documents and Construction Law

• Planning and Schedule



Construction Project Management

Must complete all 5 of the following classes.

• Construction Project Management

• Contract Documents and Construction Law

• Construction Equipment and Methods

• Planning and Schedule

•. Building Green Buildings: The Contractor’s Perspective

For more information, contact: Continuing Education at (215) 968-8409 (Option #1), or coned@bucks.edu

 

All Online

Fall Session Dates: 9/12/16 – 11/20/16

Introduction to Construction Estimating - Start Anytime

ETMCO 1500 C30/ $540 (includes text) 

Essential Construction Math - Start Anytime

ETMCO 1501 C30/ $540 (includes text) 

Construction Blueprint Reading

ETMCO 1502 C30/ $540 (includes text) 

Estimating and Bidding 1

ETMCO 1503 C30/ $540 (includes text)

Estimating and Bidding 2  

ETMCO 1504 C30/ $540 (includes text)

Construction Materials and Processes

ETMCO 1505 C30/ $540 (includes text)

Practical Applications of Civil Construction

ETMCO 1507 C30/ $540 (includes text)

Civil Blueprint Reading and Materials

ETMCO 1509 C30/ $540 (includes text)

Leadership and Motivation

ETMCO 2001 C30/ $440 (plus $156 text)

Construction Problem Solving and Risk Management

ETMCO 2011 C30/ $440 (plus $156 text)

Planning and Scheduling

ETMCO 2005 C30/ $440 (plus $156 text)

Construction Productivity and Cost Management

ETMCO 2006 C30/ $440 (plus $156 text)

Construction Project Management

ETMCO 3006 C30/ $540 (includes text)