Construction Specifications 101


Product Overview


This is an interactive half-day course that will cover the fundamentals of interpreting construction specifications. The seminar will deal with the basics of reading and interpreting both the general and technical specifications.

*Students receive 1 Gold Seal Credit if they attend Construction Specifications 101 and Construction Drawings 101 together*

Course Topics:

  • Recognize the role of the project manual in relationship to the bidding documents, construction contract documents, general requirements and the technical specifications
  • Recognize the role of Master Format in construction specifications
  • Recognize the difference between a prescriptive specification and a performance specifications

Who should attend?

Anyone who is new to using construction specifications. This course is for owners, contractors, subcontractors and suppliers.

Duration –1/2 Day – 4 Hours

Gold Seal Credits


*Construction Specifications 101 and Construction Drawings 101 taken together are worth 1 Gold Seal Credit*

Course Instructor Information

Presenter:  Phil Perry, P. Eng

Phil has over thirty years in the Construction industry, most of which was managing industrial projects for general contractors. He has been teaching post-secondary construction management courses for the last thirteen years. Phil has been facilitating Better SuperVision programs since 2009.  He has facilitated over five hundred courses and over four thousand students over the last five years.

Phil was the recipient of the 2018 IG Wealth Management Community National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) Coach Developer Award, presented to individuals who go above and beyond to develop trained and certified NCCP Coaches.