CONSTRUCTION EDUCATION FOUNDATION OF NORTH TEXAS

972-574-5200

 
Scheduled Courses
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
Introduction to BIM Sawyers M E 4:00 PM 8:00 PM 2/6/2023 5/1/2023
         
 
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
 
Basic Commercial Blueprint Reading
Type of Class: Short Term
 
10 Sessions/30 Hours

Prerequisite: None required.
This course is designed for office, field and professional support staff. Topics include: Evolution of the Construction Project (The Development of the Drawings & Specifications); Background Principles (Cracking the Code); Drawing Types Used in All Categories Drawings; Reading Drawings for Information; Overview of Architectural MEP Drawings and Specifications.

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 **
 
 
Electrical Blueprint Reading
Type of Class: Semester
 
12 Sessions/48 Hours

Prerequisite: None Required.
Blueprint reading covering the theory of projection, architectural and engineering symbols, relationship of views, and measuring with architectural and engineering scales as they relate to the electrical construction industry.

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 **
 
 
Intermediate Building Systems Design Using AutoCAD
Type of Class: Short Term
 
16 Sessions/40 Hours
This course provides Autocad users a continued understanding of Autocad’s features and limitations. Upon completion of this course students will be able to create advanced 2D and 3D Autocad drawings using advanced drafting techniques; layers, dimensioning, 3D modeling, rendering and plotting. Students will learn intermediate skills in addition to more advanced techniques for drawing setup and productivity which is crucial for today’s Autocad users in the construction industry.
PREREQUISITE:
MANDATORY
Course: Introduction to Building Systems Using AutoCAD
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 **
 
 
Introduction to Bluebeam
Type of Class: Short Term
 
6 Sessions/18 Hours

This course is designed to introduce new users to the core features of Bluebeam Revu. You will learn the foundational skills necessary to organize, markup, edit and track comments in a PDF drawing set. Use Revu’s measurement tools for takeoffs and estimates. Learn how to calibrate your drawing set, conduct a visual search and apply count measurements. Streamline your estimating workflow by creating custom columns to calculate material and labor costs and generate summary reports to distribute data to key project team members.

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 **
 
 
Introduction to Building Systems Using AutoCAD
Type of Class: Short Term
 
14 Sessions/40 Hours

This course is essential for all new AutoCAD users or as an excellent class for end users of other CAD systems who are migrating to AutoCAD. Upon completion of this course, students will be able to create basic 2D drawings using the drawing and editing tools, organize drawing objects on layers, add text and basic dimensions, and prepare to plot the drawings. Students will learn essential skills in addition to more sophisticated techniques for drawing setup and productivity which is crucial for today’s Autocad users in the construction industry.

PREREQUISITE:
Recommended
Skill Assessment: Computer Keyboard and Windows
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 **