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
Basic Commercial Blueprint Reading Williams W E 5:30 PM 8:30 PM 8/26/2020 10/28/2020
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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
 
Basic Commercial Blueprint Reading
Type of Class: Short Term
 
10 Sessions/30 Hours
Pre-Requisite: None Required This course is designed for office, in the field personnel and is recommeded for preofessional support staff for specialty and general contractors. Topics inclde: Evolution of the Construction Porject- The Devlopment of the Drawings & Specifications; Background Principles (Cracking the Code); Drawing Types Used in All Categorgies of Drawings; Reading Drawings for Information; Overview of Architectural & MEP Drawings and Specifications.
PREREQUISITE:
no prerequisites
CLASS FEE:
Class Language: English
Class Fee: $417.00
MATERIALS:
Specification, Memory Stick North Lake Campus (North)
$20.00 - Purchase Required
Blueprints North Lake (North Campus) Half Size
$18.00 - Purchase Required
Print & Specification Reading for Construction
$139.00 - Purchase Required
CURRENT CLASS SESSIONS:
Course Instructor Day Lang Start Time End Time Start Date End Date Loc
Basic Commercial Blueprint Reading Williams W E 5:30 PM 8:30 PM 8/26/2020 10/28/2020
 
 
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:
Specification, Memory Stick North Lake Campus (North)
$20.00 - Purchase Required
Blueprints North Lake (North Campus) Half Size
$18.00 - Purchase Required
Print & Specification Reading for Construction
$139.00 - 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 **
 
 
Electrical Blueprint Reading
Type of Class: Semester
 
31 Sessions/48 Hours
Students will read and understand electrical drawings and specifications; learn to interface with other trade contractors’ drawings to avoid installation conflicts; review architectural drawings, details and drawings and elevation drawings as they apply to installation of electrical items. This is a Credit Course, therefore all Admissions paperwork must be submitted by student to North Lake no later than January 16, 2019. Please go to www.dcccd.org for Instructions on Admissions paperwork and what is required
PREREQUISITE:
no prerequisites
CLASS FEE:
no classes in session 
MATERIALS:
None Required
$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 **
 
 
Fundamentals of REVIT MEP
Type of Class: Semester
 
16 Sessions/48 Hours
Prerequisite: Knowledge of Blueprint Reading and/or AutoCAD This course will introduce students to Autodesk Revit MEP covering concepts like navigating the user interface, project setup and basic HVAC, electrical, and piping/plumbing components that make the software a powerful and flexible engineering modeling tool. This course will also familiarize students with Building Information Modeling (BIM) and the tools necessary to create, document, and print the parametric model. The examples and practices are designed to take the students through the basics of a MEP project from linking in an architectural model to creating a set of construction documents.
PREREQUISITE:
no prerequisites
CLASS FEE:
no classes in session 
MATERIALS:
no materials
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 session 
MATERIALS:
Memory Stick 8GB
$8.00 - Previously Purchased
2020 AutoCAD and It's Application Comprehensive 27th Ed.
$174.00 - Previously Purchased
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
 
16 Sessions/40 Hours
Prerequisite: Familiar with keyboard and Windows applications 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 session 
MATERIALS:
Memory Stick 8GB
$8.00 - Purchase Required
2020 AutoCAD and It's Application Comprehensive 27th Ed.
$174.00 - 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 **