Fundamentals of Construction
Learn every aspect of the construction process in this comprehensive course taught by registered professional architect and acclaimed educator Matt Morris!
Block 1: Building Construction Overview
Start at the beginning and learn the key considerations which drive our choices for building materials and systems
Block 2: Site Utilities and Substructure
Complete breakdown of the subsurface conditions, site utilities, earthwork and foundations.
Block 3: The Structure
Rise out of the ground and learn about structures - concrete, steel, masonry and wood. Learn all of the major structural options and the advantages and disadvantages of each.
Block 4: Enclosure
Wrap the building and learn the critical aspects of the enclosure system. Learn all of the major enclosure systems and the applications of each.
Block 5: Interiors and Site-work
Interior partitions, finishes, specialties and exterior site work. Learn about the interior architectural scopes including partitions, finishes, specialties and furnishings. Then we'll move outside and complete the exterior site work, paving, landscaping and hardscape.
Block 6: Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing and Fire Protection
Explore the extensive MEP systems in the building, including HVAC, plumbing, audio visual, tele-data, security, fire suppression, fire alarm and conveying systems
Block 7: Project Closeout, Turnover and Post- Occupancy
Bring the project to completion and turn the building over to the owner
Blueprint Reading For Residential Construction
Learn the fundamentals of Residential Blueprint Reading. Complete Online Course Guided by a Licensed Architect
- Electrical FUNDAMENTALS
- Electrical engineering
- Electrical sAFETY
- National electric code
- fIRE PROTECTION
- Steel cONSTRUCTION
- Project management
- Pipeline Construction
- Sheet metal