AGC San Diego Construction Education & Safety Training Catalog 2015 July-December 2015 - Page 17

AGC San Diego Education & Safety Training Catalog July - December 2015 CONSTRUCTION EDUCATION 10/17 SEPT BLUE PRINT READING Everyone in the construction industry feels more accomplished when they can read and understand construction drawings. This quick-start approach exposes participants to the fundamental nomenclature of construction drawings and specifications and works systematically through the various disciplines. This course uses both hard copy and on-screen plans to fully demonstrate the techniques being taught. LEARNING OBJECTIVES / OUTCOMES: • • • • • • • Know how to navigate commercial plans and specifications Be able to follow the ‘roadmaps’ to find required information Know how to read various plan and detail notes Understand the various views Understand what material schedules are and how to use them Perform basic plan takeoff activities Know the basic relationship between plans and specs Day 1 - Civil & Architectural Day 2 - Structural & Electrical, Plumbing & Mechanical Date: September 10 & 17 (Consecutive Thursdays) Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm / each day AGC Member: $375 AGC Journeyman: $0 Non Member: $450 Instructor: Paul Stout WE HAVE ADDED A CONDENSED VERSION OF THE BLUEPRINT READING CLASS ON PAGE 42. THIS IS A 4-HOUR EVENING SESSION CATERING TO JOURNEYMAN; HOWEVER, THIS COURSE IS OPEN TO ANYONE. 4 AUG BUSINESS WRITING FOR CONTRACTORS In business writing, it is always the writer’s responsibility to make sure his or her message is understood. Communicating your thoughts in a concise, logically organized manner is invaluable in business writing. This course will teach you how to write with more clarity and precision. Too often, business writing is sloppy, poorly written, disorganized, littered with jargon, and incomplete. Whether you are writing an RFI, proposal, business plan, or an email to your department, your message is important. Effective business writing is clear, concise and courteous. Truly effective writing ensures that your message will be unambiguous and your reader will know what to do next. This course will be a hands-on workshop in developing your writing skills. Date: August 4 Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm AGC Member: $225 AGC Journeyman: $0 Non Member: $300 Instructor: Paul Stout, Power Summit The Associated General Contractors of America, San Diego Chapter, Inc. Building Your Quality of Life 15