CONSTRUCTION EDUCATION FOUNDATION OF NORTH TEXAS

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Scheduled Courses
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
Commercial Field Engineering I Cardenas R E 4:30 PM 8:00 PM 8/26/2021 12/16/2021
Commercial Field Engineering II Howton M E 4:30 PM 9:00 PM 8/23/2021 12/13/2021
Commercial Field Engineering VI Rodriguez T E 4:30 PM 9:00 PM 8/24/2021 12/14/2021
         
 
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
 
Commercial Field Engineering I
Type of Class: Semester
 
16 Sessions/56 Hours

Prerequisite: English or Spanish Math & Reading Test or Applied Construction Math Class & ESL Placement Test.

All testing must be completed no later than Friday August 20, 2021.
The course will introduce the students with a working knowledge of the materials, methods, and equipment including drawings used in construction buildings today. Using the Construction Materials, Methods, and Techniques as a guide, this course will cover Division 1 through 3. The course topics include: Building Structures and Systems, Construction, Properties of Materials, The Building Site, Soils, Foundations, Precast Concrete Construction, Concrete, and Cast-In-Place Concrete. While using the blueprints, the course will provide a basic understanding of blueprints including: Plan Views; Elevations; and Related Views: Sections, Details, and Schedules. Emphasis is given to Architectural and Structural Drawings.
Note: All students are required to attend one (1) additional 3.5 hour class.

PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Req Test: TABE Reading - English
OR Test: TABE Reading - Spanish
MANDATORY
Course: Applied Construction Math I
OR Test: TABE Math - English
OR Test: TABE Math - English
CLASS FEE:
Class Language: English
Class Fee: $1,200.00
MATERIALS:
Blueprints North Lake (North Campus) Half Size
$18.00 - Purchase Required
Calculator Scientific TI30XA
$16.00 - Purchase Required
Site Layout Level 1 TG, 1st ed.
$94.00 - Purchase Required
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
Commercial Field Engineering I Cardenas R E 4:30 PM 8:00 PM 8/26/2021 12/16/2021
 
 
Commercial Field Engineering II
Type of Class: Semester
 
18 Sessions/80 Hours

Prerequisite: Commercial Field Engineering I
This course covers the basic mathematical principles used for field surveying and measurement as applied to basic construction field engineering. Topics include: Dimensional; Conversions to Decimal Equivalents Unit Conversion, Algebra, Geometry-Perimeters, Area, Volumes; Trigonometry-Sine, Cosine & Tangents Right triangles; Law of Sine, Cosine Solving Oblique triangles; Instrument Setup Level Loops Records & Documentation Cut Fill Computation; Coordinate Geometry; Traverse Computations; Traverse Data Collection, Instrument set up; Horizontal Curves; and Vertical Curves.
Note: All students are required to attend one (1) additional class of 4 hour class.

PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Commercial Field Engineering I
CLASS FEE:
Class Language: English
Class Fee: $2,250.00
MATERIALS:
Calculator, Programmable HP35S
$128.00 - Purchase Required
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
Commercial Field Engineering II Howton M E 4:30 PM 9:00 PM 8/23/2021 12/13/2021
 
 
Commercial Field Engineering III
Type of Class: Semester
 
18 Sessions/80 Hours
Prerequisite: Commercial Field Engineering II The course is an overview of the Surveying Field practices as it applies to the Field Engineering profession. It will start with proper equipment, daily schedules, good notes, communicating and end with using the laser properly. The course topics include: Construction Surveying, Communication, Fieldwork Practices, Distance Measurement-Chaining, Angle Measurement, Total Station, Leveling, and Lasers.
PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Commercial Field Engineering II
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 **
 
 
Commercial Field Engineering IV
Type of Class: Semester
 
17 Sessions/80 Hours
Prerequisite: Commercial Field Engineering III This course including lab covers an overview of the surveying profession as it applies to Field Engineering. Part two covers the Office Work and the Calculations. The course topics include: Filed Procedures, Equipment Calibration, Office Practice, Math Essentials, Chain Corrections, Traverse Computations, and Coordinate Geometry.
PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Commercial Field Engineering III
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 **
 
 
Commercial Field Engineering V
Type of Class: Semester
 
18 Sessions/80 Hours

This course including lab covers the advanced mathematical principles used for field surveying and measurement as applied to construction field engineering. The course topics include: Horizontal Curves, Vertical Curves, Quantities, Layout Techniques, Construction Control, One-Person Surveying, and Field Observations.

PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Commercial Field Engineering IV
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 **
 
 
Commercial Field Engineering VI
Type of Class: Semester
 
18 Sessions/80 Hours

Prerequisite: Commercial Field Engineering V
This course including lab covers an overview of the automated processes of office and field work commonly used by Field Engineers on construction sites today. This practical application of theory will focus on the handling of large amounts of design and as-built data using total station, data collector, and engineering & drafting computer software. Topics include: Start job in Carlson/ Drawing Set-up/Layer Set-up; Draw/Edit Commands: Ortho, Draw, Current Layer, Save, Offset, Osnap; Draw/Edit Commands: Erase, Move, Copy, Scale, Rotate, Mirror; Draw/Edit Commands: Trim, Extend, Fillet, Chamfer; REVIEW; Points Commands: Draw-Locate Points, List Points, Set Coordinate File; Clip Board, Insertion Point, CAD File from Architect, Plot/Print; Survey Commands: Enter Deed Description, Annotate Commands; Export Points, Data Collector Job Set-up, Import Points to Data Collector; 2D Stake-out, 3D Stake-out, Survey (Data Collection); Export Points from Data Collector, AS-Built Layer, Import Points; and Draw/Locate Points, Line Work, Text, Leaders.
Note All students are required to attend one additional class of 4 hour class.

PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Commercial Field Engineering V
CLASS FEE:
Class Language: English
Class Fee: $2,250.00
MATERIALS:
Specification, Memory Stick North Lake Campus (North)
$20.00 - Previously Purchased
A Practical Guide to Carlson Software Fundamentals 2018
$135.00 - Purchase Required
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
Commercial Field Engineering VI Rodriguez T E 4:30 PM 9:00 PM 8/24/2021 12/14/2021