CONSTRUCTION EDUCATION FOUNDATION OF NORTH TEXAS

972-574-5200

 
Scheduled Courses
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
** CLASSES ARE SCHEDULED IN AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **
         
 
Legend: M=Monday, T=Tuesday, W=Wednesday, R=Thursday, F=Friday, Sa=Saturday, DFWEC=DFW Education Center, NLC=North Lake College Main Campus, Online=Web Based Course
 
Course Details
 
Construction Site Leadership I
Type of Class: Semester
 
12 Sessions/48 Hours
Introduction of Fundamentals of Crew Leadership will teach the skills to be an effective leader, including the ability to communicate effectively; provide direction to your crew, and effectively plan and schedule the work of your crews.
PREREQUISITE:
no prerequisites
CLASS FEE:
no classes in semester 
MATERIALS:
to be determined
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED IN AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **
 
 
Construction Site Leadership II
Type of Class: Semester
 
12 Sessions/48 Hours

Introduction to construction project control tools that are essential to the management of safety, cost, quality and production. These tools include pre-task planning, hazard identification, inspection/documentation methods, resource control, task organization and scheduling methods.

PREREQUISITE:
no prerequisites
CLASS FEE:
no classes in semester 
MATERIALS:
to be determined
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED IN AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **
 
 
STP 1 - Leadership & Motivation
Type of Class: Short Term
 
6 Sessions/24 Hours

Pre-requisite: None Required
This course will describe the value of effective supervision of workers and improve the construction supervisor’s ability to lead and motivate others. Topics include: The dollar and sense of people in construction: the role of the construction supervisor; Helping people perform better; Motivating and leading others; Positive feedback; Training and orienting crew members; Teams and team building; Leadership skills in action.

PREREQUISITE:
no prerequisites
CLASS FEE:
no classes in semester 
MATERIALS:
to be determined
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED IN AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **
 
 
STP 2 - Oral & Written Communications
Type of Class: Short Term
 
6 Sessions/24 Hours

Pre-requisite: None Required
The course presents a body of knowledge and skills that today’s construction supervisors need in order to be effective communicators on their job site. Topics include; Effective communication; Learning to listen; Carrying on conversations; Persuasion, negotiation, and confrontation; Communicating with your crew; Putting it in writing; Meetings that work; Electronic communication; and Improving Communication.

PREREQUISITE:
no prerequisites
CLASS FEE:
no classes in semester 
MATERIALS:
to be determined
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED IN AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **
 
 
STP 3 - Planning and Scheduling
Type of Class: Short Term
 
5 Sessions/20 Hours

Pre-requisite: None Required
This course will help construction supervisors understand ways in which planning and scheduling saves time and money, while increasing quality in the construction process. Topics include; preparing the project plan, communicating the plan. The Critical path, Computer use in scheduling, using the schedule on the jobsite, updating the construction schedule, the schedule as documentation and using planning and scheduling.

PREREQUISITE:
no prerequisites
CLASS FEE:
no classes in semester 
MATERIALS:
to be determined
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED IN AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **
 
 
STP 4 - Contract Documents & Construction Law
Type of Class: Short Term
 
5 Sessions/20 Hours

Pre-requisite: None Required
This course will provide information about contract documents and construction law to help supervisors recognize the roles and responsibilities of all contracted parties to develop and understand of how contract documents can be helpful to solve problems and resolve conflicts and to develop positive relationships between all parties in the construction process. Topics include: Introduction to contract documents and construction law, creating a positive environment through partnering contractural relationships, contract forms and documents; managing general conditions, good documentation practice changes; differing site conditions; time impacts and negotiation of resolutions.

PREREQUISITE:
no prerequisites
CLASS FEE:
no classes in semester 
MATERIALS:
to be determined
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED IN AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **
 
 
STP 5 - Improving Productivity & Managing Project Costs
Type of Class: Short Term
 
8 Sessions/30 Hours

Pre-requisite: None Required
This course covers understanding how project estimates are compiled, how to compare actual project costs with those estimated and how to control costs to meet the estimate. This course also details how productivity is measure, how the supervisor plays a major role in increasing jobsite productivity and how a small increase in productivity can have a significant impact on the time and cost of a project.
Topics include: Construction estimates; Who controls project costs; Reporting and analyzing actual costs; Planning for cost control; Cost control strategies; Labor cost variances; Working with project partners; Managing risk and loss potentials; Cost control strategies; Post-project evaluations; Benchmarking construction productivity; Improving productivity through pre-planning; New skills for effective supervision; Personnel management; Equipment management for productivity improvement; Jobsite productivity, planning and scheduling; Quantifying lost labor productivity; and Record keeping, control, changes, and defect analysis.

PREREQUISITE:
no prerequisites
CLASS FEE:
no classes in semester 
MATERIALS:
to be determined
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED IN AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **
 
 
STP 6 - Risk Management and Problem Solving
Type of Class: Semester
 
6 Sessions/24 Hours

Pre-requisite: None Required
This course will cover the roles and responsibilities of a construction supervisor in accident prevention and loss control. Topics include: Safety leadership, communication and expectations; Planning for site safety; Site safety management; Site security and protection; Multi-employer jobsite safety; Construction risk management; Safety and human resources; and Regulatory procedures, record keeping and documents.

PREREQUISITE:
no prerequisites
CLASS FEE:
no classes in semester 
MATERIALS:
to be determined
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
  ** CLASSES FOR THIS COURSE ARE SCHEDULED IN AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **