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.
- 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.
- Construction Specifications 101 and Construction Drawings 101 taken together are worth 1 Gold Seal Credit
- This course is worth 4 Informal Continuing Professional Development (CPD) credits as approved by BC Housing.
Course Instructor Information: 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.
Refunds or Transfers:
- Five (5) or more business days before the course start date: Full refund of registration fees or can be transfers to a different course date.
- Less than five (5) business days before the course start date and course no-shows: No refunds or transfers to future course dates.
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- Substitution of another member of your company/team is permitted up to the course start date for no additional fee.
- Unless otherwise stated, every person able to see, hear, and observe the virtual course sessions must be a paid participant. Non-compliance of this requirement will result in removal from the course. Refunds will not be issued to students who are removed from the course for non-compliance of this requirement.
- If the NRCA has to postpone or cancel courses due to insufficient enrolment, NRCA will refund the registration fee or, if possible, the attendee may choose to move to an identical session in the future.