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CONSTRUCTION PROJECT MANAGEMENT

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.

Core Courses (all required for the certificate):
  1. Construction Blueprint Reading
  2. Materials, Methods, and System of Construction
  3. Construction Cost Estimating I
  4. Construction Change Orders and Claims
  5. Construction Project Management
  6. Contract Law in the Construction Industry
  7. Construction Specifications and Contracts
Electives (choose any two):
  1. Sketch Up Your Design
  2. Cost Estimating II
  3. Construction Math

 

CONSTRUCTION CHANGE ORDERS AND CLAIMS

In today’s hectic design and construction process and with unforeseen conditions, it is rare to find projects that do not require “change to contracts” or change orders. This course discusses the means and methods of preparing change orders, scopes, pricing of work, and methods of negotiation. Impacts of Change Orders on the Project Schedule/Completion will be reviewed. The avoidance of claims, preparation of claims, and their resolution are also discussed.

1.5 CEU

Cost: $163

NCABT-CS005-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Mar 5

Apr 2

5 TH 6:30-9:30pm James Langsdorf

CONSTRUCTION Cost estimating ii

Prerequisite: Construction Cost Estimating I
This course provides the tools required in estimating the direct and indirect cost of a project. The course material covered in Cost Estimating II enhances and improves any estimator’s abilities. Students are challenged by problem-solving practices. Learn expert techniques for precise and reliable detail estimating.

1.8 CEU

Cost: $234

NCABT-CS008-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Feb 4

Feb 20

6 TU, TH 6:30-9:30pm Joseph Scillieri

materials, methods, and systems of construction

This course provides a comprehensive overview of the various types of construction. The function of building systems will be discussed.

2.4 CEU

Cost: $275

NCABT-CS002-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Jan 13

Feb 10

8 M, W 6:30-9:30pm Joseph Scillieri

No class Jan 20

UNIFORM CONSTRUCTION CODE PROGRAM 2020-2021

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 a 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. 


Building Inspector ICS

Prerequisite: Residential and Small Commercial Specialist (RCS)
This course covers the administrative, plan review and inspection requirements for structural, energy, accessibility, radon, mechanical and fire protection systems applicable to Class 2 structures. This is a hybrid course that meets for 19 sessions for a total of 75 hours, which includes a mandatory field trip and has additional inline work as well. Textbooks: 2019 International Building Code, 2018 International Mechanical Code, and the 2018 International Fuel Gas Code.

7.5 CEU

Cost: $825

NCUCC-CS005-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Jan 14

Mar 17

19 TU, TH 5:30-9:30pm James Strang

Building Inspector HHS

Prerequisite: Residential and Small Commercial Specialist (RCS), and Building Inspector (ICS)
This course covers the administrative, plan review and inspection requirements for structural, energy, accessibility, radon, mechanical and fire protection systems applicable to Class I structures. This is a hybrid course that meets for 15 sessions for a total of 60 hours, which includes a mandatory field trip and has additional inline work as well. Textbooks: 2019 International Building Code, 2018 International Mechanical Code, and the 2018 International Fuel Gas Code.


6.0 CEU

Cost: $660

NCUCC-CS007-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Mar 24

May 12

15 TU, TH 5:30-9:30pm James Strang

electrical Inspector HHS

This 45-hour course covers: system design, electrical service design and sizing, branch circuit and feeder design, appliance and motor circuits, plan review and field inspection, systematic plans analysis, material requirements, installation methods, basic inspection, report writing, violation notices, inspection and recordkeeping, Uniform Construction Code organization and content, electrical subcode, and other relates ICS. This is a Hybrid course that meets online and in class. The online portion will be discussed in class.

6.0 CEU

Cost: $660 

NCUCC-CS003-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Jan 13

Mar 4

15 M, W 5:30-8:30pm Scott Borsos
No class Jan 20
 
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