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
** CLASSES ARE SCHEDULED IN AN UPCOMING SEMESTER **
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Legend: M=Monday, T=Tuesday, W=Wednesday, R=Thursday, F=Friday, Sa=Saturday, DFWEC=DFW Education Center, NLC=North Lake College Main Campus
 
Course Details
 
Accident Prevention Inspection Investigation
Type of Class: Semester
 
16 Sessions/48 Hours
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 session 
MATERIALS:
Book or e-Book via NLC IncludED
$0.00 - Purchase Required
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 Blueprint Reading
Type of Class: Semester
 
20 Sessions/48 Hours
ONLINE COURSE - HAVE YOU FILLED OUT YOUR DALLAS COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT APPLICATION? This course covers Commercial Blueprint Reading and Specifications with emphasis on the interrelationship between the drawings, specifications and the construction project. Topics include: the evolution of a construction project; construction documents; plan views; elevations and related views; sections, details, symbols, and schedules. Emphasis is given to civil architectural, structural, mechanical, electrical drawings and specifications.
PREREQUISITE:
Recommended
Course: Construction Methods & Materials I
MANDATORY
Req Test: TSI
CLASS FEE:
no classes in session 
MATERIALS:
Book or e-Book via NLC IncludED
$0.00 - Purchase Required
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 Methods & Materials I
Type of Class: Semester
 
31 Sessions/64 Hours
Prerequisite: English TABE Reading Test and it is recommended that a student complete the Introduction to Construction Industry course and or have at least for years experience prior to this course. This course provides the student with a strong working knowledge of materials, methods and equipment used in constructing today’s modern buildings. Using the Construction Specification Institute “MasterFormat” as a guide, this course will cover Divisions 2 through 5. Topics include: The Building Site, Soils and Foundations; Concrete Products, Cast-in-Place, and Precast Concrete Construction; Masonry Products and Mortars, Clay Brick, Concrete Blocks, Stone and Masonry Construction; Metals, and Steel Frame Construction and Wood. NOTE: Credit Course Requirements Admissions paperwork is required to be completed by Friday, August 17, 2018. If this paperwork is not completed by the student by the required deadline, the student will be transferred to a continuing education course.
PREREQUISITE:
Recommended
Course: Introduction to Construction Industry
Recommended
Req Experience: 4 Years in related field
MANDATORY
Req Test: TABE Reading - English
CLASS FEE:
no classes in session 
MATERIALS:
Book or e-Book via NLC IncludED
$0.00 - Purchase Required
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 **
 
 
Cooperative Education
Type of Class: Semester
 
12 Sessions/48 Hours
ONLINE COURSE Prerequisite: None Required Career related activities encountered in the student’s area of specialization are offered through a cooperative agreement between the college and the employer. Classroom learning is combined with work experience. Directly related to a technical discipline, specific learning objectives guide the student through the paid work experience. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. Course is required for Associate and Certificate programs through North Lake College.
PREREQUISITE:
no prerequisites
CLASS FEE:
no classes in session 
MATERIALS:
Book or e-Book via NLC IncludED
$0.00 - Purchase Required
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 **
 
 
Introduction to Construction Industry
Type of Class: Semester
 
48 Sessions/16 Hours
ONLINE COURSE - HAVE YOU FILLED OUT YOUR DALLAS COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT APPLICATION? Prerequisite: TSI and DCCCD Credit Application The student will identify construction organizational structures; identify and explain purposes for various construction documents; and describe construction office and field responsibilities & operations. The student will define and identify safety agencies & regulations, and the various construction crafts and trades. Course topics include: industry organization and hierarchy; contractor organization; subcontractors; contract documents; insurance and bonds; labor; elements of estate; job site organization; and safety.
PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Req Test: TABE Reading - English
CLASS FEE:
no classes in session 
MATERIALS:
Specification, Memory Stick North Lake Campus (North)
$20.00 - Purchase Required
Blueprints North Lake (North Campus) Half Size
$18.00 - Purchase Required
Construction Management JumpStart: The Best First Step Toward a Career in Construction Management, 2nd Ed.
$49.00 - Purchase Required
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
Prerequisite: 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:
Class Language: English
Class Fee: $294.00
MATERIALS:
STP 1 - Leadership and Motivation 2015 Ed
$122.00 - Purchase Required
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
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:
Class Language: English
Class Fee: $294.00
MATERIALS:
STP 2- Oral and written Communications 2015 Ed
$122.00 - Purchase Required
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
Prerequisite: 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:
Class Language: English
Class Fee: $294.00
MATERIALS:
STP 4 Contract Documents 2015 Ed
$122.00 - Purchase Required
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 **