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Kamloops - Construction 101

Multi-day Course:
Location Title: Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Kamloops
City: Kamloops
Cancellation Period: 5 Business Days

This course is mandatory for the NEW Gold Seal designation 
"Construction Foreman".

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 workshop 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 & Guest Speakers:
Day 1

  1. Introduction to the Construction Industry - (1 hour) 
  2. Construction Documents - (1 hour)
  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)
     Liam CoulterForward 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 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

Registration fee includes LUNCH and refreshments for both days.

Course Credits: 

  • 2 CCA Gold Seal credits
  • 10 Group A and 6 Group B BC Housing CPD points

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

Upon successful completion of the open-book final exam you will receive a digital Certificate of Completion.

Course Contact Information

Leanne Hendrickson
Education Services Coordinator

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