Continuing Education Construction Courses Start August 21, 2017

By on August 14, 2017
Continuing Education Construction Courses

Learn light construction materials, blueprint reading, construction office practice, and the basics of HVAC operation and the National Electric Code with these classes starting in August 2017.

Register by calling 314-984-7777 or online at

Construction Methods

This course covers many of the principles, materials, and methods used in light construction. Topics include building codes, construction standards and specializations, wood and wood products, concrete, masonry, glass, plastics, aluminum products, bituminous products, gypsum products, asbestos cement products, construction methods systems, foundation systems, slabs-on-ground, floor/ceiling systems, wood framed floors, wall systems, masonry walls, roof/ceiling systems, stucco, and terrazzo. Available for credit as CE 108 550. No class 10/17.
CONS:717 | $329
210 | Tu 7:05 p.m.-9:45 p.m.
Aug. 22-Dec. 17 | Florissant Valley Campus E 160

Construction Blueprint Reading

The interpretation of construction working drawings and specifications for residential and commercial building projects. Architectural, structural, and utility drawings will be covered. Available for credit as CE 116 550. No class 9/4.
CONS:718 | $329
210 | M 7:05 p.m.-9:45 p.m. | Richard Unger
Aug. 21-Dec. 17 | Florissant Valley Campus E 160

Construction Office Practice

The interactive role of organizations in the construction process; the structure of alternative construction delivery systems, such as general contractor, construction manager, and design-build contractor; specification and building codes; cost control reporting systems for construction. Available for credit as CE 235 550. No class 11/22.
CONS:765 | $329
210 | W 7:05 p.m.-9:45 p.m. | Todd Fisk
Aug. 23-Dec. 17 | Florissant Valley Campus E 156

HVAC Operator I

A practical course dealing with the basic operation, maintenance and troubleshooting of heating, ventilating and air conditioning equipment including air, closed water stream and control systems. The dynamic equipment components of various systems will be studied with special emphasis upon preventive maintenance. Course is available for credit as ME 110 550. No class 10/17, 11/23.
CONS:765 | $329
211 | TuTh 7:30 p.m.-9:10 p.m. | John Hope
Aug. 22-Dec. 17 | Florissant Valley Campus CWI 130

National Electric Code and Calculations – Part 1

Class is an introductory study of the NEC for those in related fields. This course will cover the elements, changes, applications, and design aspects of the 2017 National Electrical Code for residential and commercial properties. Certificate of participation will be awarded to those successfully finishing the course. Texts required bring to first class. No class 9/19, 10/17, 11/21.
ELEC:705 | $299
S50 | Tu 6 p.m.-9 p.m. | Michael Smith
Aug. 29-Dec. 12 | South County Education Center 213

About Richard Schumacher

Richard Schumacher is the technology manager for the Workforce Solutions Group of St. Louis Community College. He connects, designs, and applies technology to meet business user needs with eLearning, training, web content, instructional design, IT system, and performance improvement solutions. Richard has held various Microsoft Certifications since 1993. Learn more about Richard by following him: LinkedIn - Twitter - Articles - Email

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