GBCA Online Construction Courses

GBCA regularly offers the following online construction courses. These courses can be taken at your own pace within the time allotted. The 10-week courses are offered four times per year (please check the start date).

Introduction to Construction

This self-paced four module Introduction to Construction seminar is an introduction to the construction industry, its parties, and processes. Students will become familiar with the different types of construction, the diverse roles, stages, and processes of a construction project. Students will develop an awareness of safety regulations, safety inspection, construction documents and their uses. Students will develop a working understanding of construction project management topics including estimating, project management, scheduling, close out and pay out.

Start anytime, 5 weeks to complete

Member $550, Non-Member $1,100

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10-Week ONLINE Course: Construction Blueprint Reading

This is a 10-week online course covers a foundation skill in construction. All construction professionals, regardless of whether they are working in the field or in the office, must know how to read blueprints. Blueprint reading is not terribly difficult but it does require practice and some basic knowledge of blueprints.

June 27 – September 4, 2022

Member $550, Non-Member $1,100

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10-Week ONLINE Course: Construction Materials and Processes

June 27 – September 4, 2022
Member $550, Non-Member $1,100

This is a 10-week online course that will give the student an overall understanding of construction materials and methods.

Each week we will study one specific material category, one specific construction process, and an overall construction system. The student will have the opportunity to expand the studies to include materials and processes which are normally encountered by the student in his/her work place. In addition the student is expected to research and report on the session materials and processes with respect to sustainable or “green” construction.

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10-Week ONLINE Course: Estimating and Bidding 1

This is a 10-week online course that covers a foundation of skills in construction. Take Introduction to Construction Estimating and/or Construction Blueprint Reading if you feel you need more information in these areas before taking this class. Those courses are not prerequisites but they are a part of the Certificate in Construction Estimating. You will need skillful blueprint reading and basic construction estimating skills to be successful in this class.

June 27 – September 4, 2022

Member $550, Non-Member $1,100

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10-Week ONLINE Course: Estimating and Bidding 2

This is a 10-week online course that covers a foundation of skills in construction. Participants should know how to read blueprints and have basic knowledge of estimating. Estimating and Bidding 1 is not a prerequisite of this class. This online estimating and bidding course is designed to provide you with hands-on estimating and quantity take-off activities associated with Metals, Wood, Doors and Windows, Finishes, Electrical, and Mechanical Estimating.

June 27 – September 4, 2022

Member $550, Non-Member $1,100

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10-Week ONLINE Course: Construction Equipment and Methods

This is a 10-week online course that covers a foundation of skills in construction. Construction Equipment and Methods introduces the student to construction equipment and selected heavy civil construction methods. This includes economy, selection, and productivity of common construction equipment and construction procedures for heavy civil construction and site development. The course will cover an introduction to equipment economics and utilization, determining earthwork quantities, equipment production rates, fundamentals of earth moving and excavating, loading and hauling equipment, cranes, compressors, pumps and much more.

June 27 – September 4, 2022

Member $550, Non-Member $1,100

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