The Center for Continuing Studies’ Construction Management Program enables today’s construction industry managers to put principles and theories into immediate action on the job. Complete your projects on time and on budget.
Earn our Certificate or take just the courses that interest you.
To earn the certificate, you must complete all 9 courses.
Introduce yourself to blueprints and the specifications used on construction projects while learning the skills necessary to reference through those documents. Topics include symbols, abbreviations and scaling of working plans. Textbook is required and available at the college bookstore.
Cost: $98 (for students that have not taken Construction Blueprint Reading. Course cost includes Blueprints.)
|10||M, Th||6:30-9:30pm||Joseph Scillieri|
It is important to develop and implement proper and clearly understand Contracts, Scopes of Work, and Contract Specifications. It is equally important for all those in the construction process to understand and properly interpret and abide by these documents. Types of Contracts, ‘Ready Made”, Contracts such as AIA, Contract Implementation, Contract Specifications, their preparation and interpretation will be covered. Classes will consist of a combination of lectures and open discussion of topics/situations/problems brought in by class members. Bringing in your challenges and problems for discussion participation is strongly encouraged.
Prerequisite: Construction Cost Estimating I and Blueprint Reading
Project Management is the application of system controls to construction operations, whether the project is a residential development, a commercial building, or large industrial complex. An overview of the management process from design through occupancy as well as the administration, legal and practical aspects of managing standards.
|10||TU, TH||6:30-9:30pm||Joseph Scillieri|
No class Nov 28
UNIFORM CONSTRUCTION CODE PROGRAM 2019-2020
These classes are for general contractors who are seeking to advance their careers and become New Jersey State Inspectors for local municipalities. The New Jersey State Department of Community Affairs (DCA) offers tuition reimbursement for qualified applicants. The information below lists the courses Mercer County Community College will offer this term. All course work within a particular
discipline must be taken in the appropriate sequence (i.e. RCS, ICS, HHS). For a complete list of the courses offered statewide, see the DCA website at https://www.state.nj.us/dca/divisions/codes/forms/pdf_licensing/ucc_c_grid.pdf
For hybrid courses that have an online component students must have a computer with speaker and microphone and Chrome browser and a valid email address.
Please note: After successfully completing the required courses, contractors also need to pass National Exams. Students that need additional material and training for the national exams or having questions about requirements or textbooks should contact the DCA Licensing Unit 609-984-7820 or go to http://nj.gov/dca/divisions/codes/official. All UCC courses will use the current New Jersey Uniform Construction Code textbook. Students are responsible for purchasing the required books.
This course covers the administrative, plan review and inspection requirements for structural, energy, radon, and mechanical systems applicable to Class III structures. Textbook Required: 2018 International Building Code, 2018 International Mechanical Code and the 2018 International Fuel Gas Code.
|23||Tu, Th||5:30-9:30pm||James Strang|
Dec 3 class meets 5:30-7:30pm
No class Oct 31; Nov 28
This 60-hour course covers system designs, electrical service design and sizing branch circuits, plan review and field inspection. Also systematic plans analysis, material requirements, installation methods, basic inspection, report writing, violation notices, and record-keeping. Uniform Construction Code organization and content, electrical sub code and other related topics. Textbook required: National Electric Code 2017 NFPA 70.
This is a hybrid course that meets online and in class. The online portion will be discussed in class.
|20||M, W||5:30-8:30pm||Scott Borsos|
No class Oct 14, 16