Continuing Education Construction Courses Start January 16, 2018

By on January 4, 2018
Continuing Education Construction Courses

Learn construction materials, construction estimating, AutoCAD, and the National Electric Code with these classes starting in January 2018.

Register by calling 314-984-7777 or online at:

http://www.stlcc.edu/Continuing-Education/classes/index.asp?Cat=XCON (construction)

http://www.stlcc.edu/Continuing-Education/classes/index.asp?Cat=XCMP (AutoCAD)

Construction Materials and Methods

This course is an introduction to the elements of building construction principles and materials. Students will learn the background and history of building materials and systems; review sustainable design, materials, and construction concepts; and review industry standards, specifications, codes and barrier-free design. Available for credit as CE 115 550. No class 2/19, 3/12.
CONS:701 | $329
001 | M 7:05-9:45 p.m. | Richard Unger
January 16–May 13 | Florissant Valley E 156

Construction Estimating

The total estimating and bidding process. Topics will include bid form contracts, specifications, overhead, unit costs, quantity surveys, subcontract bids, pricing, checking and alternates. Students should be able to read construction drawing prior to enrolling in this course. Class is available for credit as CE 131 550. No class 3/13.
CONS:702 | $329
001 | Tu 7:05-9:45 p.m. | Gary Drikow
January 16–May 13 | Florissant Valley E 158

Introduction to AutoCAD I

Fundamentals of the AutoCAD drafting system. Drawing setup units, limits, layers, linetypes, colors. Drawing procedures points, lines, arcs, circles. Special features polylines, blocks, dimensioning, cross-hatching, plotting. Prerequisite: EGR 050. Available for credit as EGR 133 550. No class 3/14.
COMP:770 | $219
001 | W 7-9:45 p.m. | Walter Staas
January 17–May 9 | Florissant Valley E 278

National Electrical Code & Calculations – Part II

This course covers specialty areas of articles in the N.F.P.A. Division 70 text – the National Electrical Code. Review general definitions as a refresher from Part I. Chapters 5-8 are covered (i.e. hazardous locations, health care facilities, mobile home parks, manufactured wiring, swimming pools, electric welders and fire pumps). These will be discussed in depth along with special occupancies. Calculations are part of the N.E.C., so basic calculations on trailer parks, welders, x-ray units, and short circuit current will be reviewed and discussed. Text required bring to first class. Prerequisite: Part I National Electrical Code and Calculation. No class 3/13.
ELEC:705 | $229
001 | Tu 6-9 p.m. | Michael Smith
January 23–May 1 | South County 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 is a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) and has held Microsoft Certifications since 1993. Learn more about Richard by following him: LinkedInTwitterGoogle+ArticlesEmail

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