Construction Certificates

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

  • Construction Estimating
  • Construction Practices
  • Construction Supervision (which can be earned after obtaining the following three certificates)
  • Supervisor Certificate in Project Management
  • On-Site Supervision
  • Construction Supervisory Technologies

For complete descriptions of these courses, see www.constructionclasses.com

Workplace Benefits

  • Be better prepared to succeed at your chosen profession
  • Learn from the experts in the 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

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 9 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
  • Cost Awareness and Production Control

*These courses run every quarter.

 

  • Spring class dates are: 1/13/14 – 3/23/14 and 4/7/14 - 6/15/14 
  • Summer session dates are: 6/23/14 – 9/1/14

 

Construction Supervision

Who Should Attend

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.

The Certificate in Construction Supervision is issued upon the completion of all nine of the following classes.

Certificate in On-Site Supervision

  • Leadership and Motivation
  • Oral and Written Communications
  • Accident Prevention and Loss Control

Construction Supervisor Certificate in Project Management

  • Contract Documents and Construction Law
  • Problem-Solving and Decision-Making
  • Project Management for Construction Supervisors

Certificate in Construction Supervisory Technologies

  • Planning and Scheduling
  • Cost Awareness and Production Control
  • Construction Productivity Improvement

Online Construction Courses
All Online
C30/ 6/23/14 – 9/1/2014 - Summer
C30/ 9/8/2014 - 11/17/2014 - Fall

For complete descriptions of these courses, see www.constructionclasses.com

Introduction to Construction Estimating - Start Anytime

ETMCO 1500 C30/ $520 (includes text)

Essential Construction Math - Start Anytime

ETMCO 1501 C30/ $520 (includes text)

Construction Blueprint Reading

ETMCO 1502 C30/ $520 (includes text)

Estimating and Bidding 1

ETMCO 1503 C30/ $520 (includes text)

Estimating and Bidding 2

ETMCO 1504 C30/ $520 (includes text)

Construction Materials and Processes

ETMCO 1505 C30/ $520 (includes text)

June 23 – September 1, 2014 Summer Session

Construction Equipment & Methods

ETMCO 1506 C30 / $520 (includes text)

Oral & Written Communication

WTMCO 2002 C30/$420 (plus $156 textbook)

Contract Documents & Construction Law

WTMCO 2004 C30/$420 (plus $156 textbook)

Planning & Scheduling

WTMCO 2005 C30/$415 (plus $156 textbook)

LEED for New Construction: Applying the Guidelines

WTMCO 3002 C30/$520 (includes text)

September 8 - November 17, 2014

Accident Prevention & Loss Control

ETMCO 2007 C30/ $415 (plus $156 text)

Project Management for Construction Supervisors

ETMCO 2008 C30/ $415 (plus $156 text)

Construction Productivity Improvement

ETMCO 2009 C30/ $415 (plus $156 text)

General & Specialty Contractor Dynamics

ETMCO 2010 C30/ $415 (plus $156 text)

Green Building Commissioning (Final Offering)

ETMCO 3004 C30/ $515 (includes text)