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Construction 101 - Kelowna

Multi-day Course:
Location Title: SICA Training Centre (Upstairs of Kimco Controls)
City: Kelowna
Cancellation Period: 5 Business Days

Do not be fooled by this name!!!  Construction 101 is a 2 day course that will cover 8 modules and 62 topics.  It was developed by the Canadian Construction Association (CCA) and other industry leaders from across Canada to provide all parties working in the industry an opportunity to learn how the different pieces in this business fit together. 

During this industry knowledge boot camp you will gain valuable insight into the industry sectors, the stakeholders and their roles and responsibilities, industry terms, methods of contract procurement, documents and contracts, risk management, the principles of law and all administrative processes!

Who Should Attend:  
This course has something for everyone - new and old!  

  • Architectural and engineering firms
  • Procurement professionals and buyers
  • General contractors and trades
  • Operations and administrative staff 

Course Modules:  

Day 1

  1. Introduction to the Construction Industry - (1 hour) 
    Jason Henderson - Houle Electric Kelowna
  2. Construction Documents - (1 hour)
    Jason Henderson - Houle Electric Kelowna 
  3. Tendering, Bidding and Award of Contracts - (2 hours)
    Don Schuster - Forma Construction Ltd. 
  4. Format of Contracts - (2 hours)
    Don Schuster - Forma Construction Ltd. 
  5. Risk Management - (2 hours)
    Angela McKerlich - Capri Insurance Ltd. 

Day 2

  1. Legal Matters - (4 hours)
    David Hughes - Forward Law LLP 
  2. Project Management and Administration - (4 hours)
    Terry Brown - STBR Consulting Ltd.. 
  3. Services Provided by Construction Associations - (In Closing)

Course Format:
The course is delivered by experts in the industry over a two day (16 hours) period and includes an open book, take-home exam using the Construction 101 binder.  Final exam is to be submitted by email to leanneh@sicabc.ca 10 business days after course completion. The exam consists of 25 questions and will be be based on the material presented in class.  Please Note:  ALL answers are in the binder!!!

Click on Construction 101 for a detailed course outline

REGISTER 3 or more SAVE $50.00 each!

A complimentary lunch will be served both days.

Course Credits Information
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Gold Seal Credits:
2
Other Credits:
BC Housing - 10 CPD points, Group A + 6 CPD points, Group B
Course Certificates

Upon successful completion of the open-book final exam you will receive a digital Certificate of Completion.
Gold Seal Certification: Mandatory - successful completion of the open-book final exam.
CPD Points: Mandatory - successful completion of the open-book final exam.

Course Contact Information

Leanne Hendrickson
Education Services Coordinator
leanneh@sicabc.ca
250.491.7330

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