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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Next course cycle begins: Friday, January 03, 2020
Hands-On, Real-World, Project-Based, Instructor-Led Career EducationSee course descriptions for full course schedule
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.
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.
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.
Learn about walltypes, interior partitions, drywall and drywall finishes and construction sequencing. Learn about construction sequences for curbs, asphalt paving & landscaping.
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.
Learn many details about fire suppression systems, life-safety requirements, installing elevators, building commissioning, certificate of occupancy and project closeout.