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Construction Fundamentals

Learn from Practicing Professionals

In the construction industry, you need to know how buildings are built. Learn the workflow and the language used by construction industry professionals.

  • Classes are Hands-On, Real-World, Project-Based & Instructor-Led.
  • Learn the fundamentals of how a Building is Designed and Built.
  • Earn your Construction Fundamentals Certificate & Digital Badge.
  • VDCI has been teaching A/E/C Professionals since 1997.

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Construction Fundamentals

Next course cycle begins: Friday, January 03, 2020

Hands-On, Real-World, Project-Based, Instructor-Led Career Education

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CFC 101

Overview, Site Utilities, Earthwork, Foundations

Learn about the roles played by the design & construction team. Learn how the site is prepared, the types of equipment used, different types of soil conditions & why various building foundations are used.

$175.00
USD
10 Clock Hours

CFC 102

The Building Structure

Learn about the cranes used, designing a building structure, the structural systems & how building load is analyzed and factored into the design. Receive an in-depth study of cast-in-place & precast concrete and structural steel.

$175.00
USD
10 Clock Hours

CFC 103

The Building Envelope

Learn about the building envelope, cold-formed steel stud systems, cladding systems, curtain walls, roofing systems and glass window systems. Learn how the building envelope keeps water out and controls temperature & humidity.

$175.00
USD
10 Clock Hours

CFC 104

Interiors and Finish Site Work

Learn about walltypes, interior partitions, drywall and drywall finishes and construction sequencing. Learn about construction sequences for curbs, asphalt paving & landscaping.

$175.00
USD
10 Clock Hours

CFC 105

Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing & AV-Tel-Data

This course is an in-depth study about MEP and building systems, including thermal comfort, indoor air quality, HVAC controls & how plumbing, electrical & emergency distribution systems function.

$250.00
USD
20 Clock Hours

CFC 106

Fire Protection, Startup/Testing & Closeout

Learn many details about fire suppression systems, life-safety requirements, installing elevators, building commissioning, certificate of occupancy and project closeout.

$175.00
USD
10 Clock Hours