Corporate / Group Training

Construction Fundamentals

Corporate Education Group, In Andover (+1 locations)
2-day; Four 3-hour sessions
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2-day; Four 3-hour sessions
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Classroom, Virtual Classroom
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Course description

This course is designed to meet the needs of professionals responsible for working or interfacing in a construction environment. This course provides fundamental tools and techniques that are applicable to most construction projects. The course will utilize a series of construction conditions as examples for discussion and construction knowledge enrichment.

This course uses example and discussion-based methodology that provides:

  • An environment to get an overview of construction approaches, tools, and techniques.
  • A team approach that fosters group interaction and an exchange of ideas and experience.
  • Direct, instructor-led feedback with participation by all participant teams.

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  • Classroom
  • Andover

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  • Virtual Classroom
  • Online

Training content

Module 1: Construction Project Planning Review

  • Construction Project’s Origin (The Why)
  • Site-Specific Construction Plan
  • Construction Estimate Review
  • Owner/Contractor/Inspector Roles and Responsibilities
  • Construction Project Phases and Checkpoints
  • Lean Construction Opportunities

Module 2: Pre-Construction Reviews

  • Contract Terms and Conditions Review with Contractor(s)
  • Contract and Claim Management Processes
  • Site-Specific Safety Plan
  • Quality Assurance Plan
  • Weather and Outside Impacts on Plan
  • Risk Identification
  • Communication Plan

Module 3: Initial Construction Activities

  • Validation of Site Conditions Report
  • Site Preparation Activities Including Utilities
  • Site Access and Security
  • Lay-Down and Material Storage Area(s)

Module 4: Construction

  • Daily Schedule of Construction Activities
  • Pre-Construction Safety Meeting
  • Requests for Inspection
  • Contract Changes and Nonconformance
  • Contingency and Allowance Review

Module 5: Change Requests

  • Scope/Basis of Estimate Review
  • Labor Hour Tracking and Review
  • Quantity Tracking and Review
  • Escalation and Contingency Allowance
  • Change Request and Claim Approval

Module 6: Monitoring and Control

  • Safety Plan(s) Adherence
  • Project Controls
  • Daily Reporting
  • Construction Meetings

Module 7: Substantial Completion

  • As-Built Management
  • Inspection Checklist Review
  • Punch List Development
  • Allowance and Contingency Review

Module 8: Closing

  • Construction Project Administrative Closure
  • Post Construction Project Review
  • Lessons Learned


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Certification / Credits

  • Obtain skills and confidence to understand construction terminology and processes.
  • Gain the summary knowledge needed to communicate in a construction organization.
  • Practice with hands-on experience with each step of the course outline below.

Key Takeaways

  • Fundamental knowledge of construction processes and tools.
  • Opportunity to directly apply knowledge to real life examples in a team setting and individually.

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Corporate Education Group
300 Brickstone Square - Suite 201
Andover MA 01810


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