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MA Construction Supervisors 12-Hour Course Package #6 Course Syllabus

MA Construction Supervisors 12-Hour Course Package #6

6-Hour Massachusetts Required Competency
(Fully Narrated)Approval #CS-3200 / AIABLTI307

6-Hour Drones in Construction and Successful Site Design
Approval #CS-012202

Price: $99.00

This course is compiled of two separate 6-hour courses. You must complete both courses in order to receive the 12 credit hours required to renew your license.

 

6-Hour Required Competency


COURSE DESCRIPTION

This six-hour course fulfills all CSL continuing education renewal requirements.
The fully narrated course will satisfy the following required topics:  Code Review (1 HR), Workplace Safety (1HR), Business Practices/Workers’ Compensation (1 HR), Energy (1 HR), and Lead Safe Practices (2 HRs).

After completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Explain the changes made to the 2012 International Conservation Codes and how those changes can ultimately reduce and conserve energy consumption.
  • Recognize the hazards inherent at a construction job site, and describe ways to prevent them.
  • Outline the regulations surrounding Massachusetts’ Workers’ Compensation and determine how best to both protect employees and manage costs.
  • Identify the hazards associated with lead paint disturbance, and the rules that surround the industry when renovating.
  • Explain some of the cost savings in both labor and materials associated with energy efficient systems.

 


 

COURSE OUTLINE

Chapter 1- MA Energy Code

*Learning Objectives: 1) Explain the changes made to the 2012 International Conservation Codes.
2) Understand what measures can be taken to incorporate these changes into construction projects/design. 3) Recognize how the changes can ultimately reduce and conserve energy consumption.

1. Scope
2. Compliance
3. Building Envelope
4. Mechanical Systems
5. MA Stretch Code

Chapter 2- Workplace Safety

*Learning Objectives: 1) Understand and describe the basic components of a construction safety program.
2) Be able to recognize the hazards inherent at a construction job site, and describe ways to prevent them.
3) Discuss the responsibilities of both the employer and employee in observing safety practices.

1. Safety Programs
2. PPE
3. Fall Protection
4. Stairs and Ladders
5. Scaffolds
6. Excavation
7. Electricity
8. Materials Handling

Chapter 3- Time Management

*Learning Objectives: 1) Describe how to develop a Critical Path 2) Explain the features of an Activity Node.

1. Subcontractors
2. Critical Path

Chapter 4- Quality Control

*Learning Objectives: 1) Describe the benefits of good communication with subcontractors. 2) List several elements of a construction Daily Log Book.

1. Management
2. Materials
3. Daily Log Book
4. Standards

Chapter 5- Erosion Control

*Learning Objective: 1) Understand the contractor’s responsibility for erosion control.

1. Best Practices
2. Sediment Fences


If you are taking this course for AIA credit:

  • Credit(s) earned on completion of this course will be reported to AIA CES for AIA members.  Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available to print upon completion of the course.
  • This course is registered with AIA CES for continuing professional education.  As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA or any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product.
  • Course instructors will be available by email or telephone between 9am and 5pm Eastern Standard Time. They will assist you with questions regarding course content.

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6-Hour Drones in Construction and Successful Site Design

Course Description

Drones are the new tool companies are raving about for their marketing and personal use. There are many potential uses for drones in the construction industry, but there are rules and regulations set in place that currently don’t allow them. So why should you care? Stay up to date with technology and ahead of the competition. This course is designed to familiarize business owners with the practical use of drone technology.

While land developers are seeking to maximize their land use and minimize their development costs, governmental regulations are applying pressures on budgets that can kill a project.  Architects are being relied upon to steer site decisions and engineering professionals in order to produce cost-effective and functional designs that meet the myriad of growing municipal requirements. The following topics will be discussed:

After completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Become knowledgeable about available technology and proper use of drones.
  • Learn the basics of aerial survey and mapping.
  • Explain the FAA application process for a FAA 333 Exemption.
  • Understand the process of securing the appropriate information that will help to develop a scope, schedule, and budget.
  • Be able to develop a building program, including site selection, utilization, and wayfinding.

 

Course Syllabus

 

DRONES IN CONSTRUCTION

 

Overview (20 Minutes)

1. Introduction
2. Types
3. Overhead Imagery

Types of Drones (25 Minutes)

1. Large Platform
2. Most Popular
3. First Person View
4. Considerations

Federal Rules and Regulations (15 Minutes)

1. Drone Act
2. FAA 333 Exemption
3. Minimum Requirements
4. FAA Recommendations

Costs (20 Minutes)

1. More FAA Recommendations
2. How Drones can Help
3. Realistic Costs of Drones

Industry Uses (20 Minutes)

1. Agriculture
2. Utility
3. GIS
4.  Construction
5. Excavation
6. Pros and Cons

Surveying and Mapping (25 Minutes)

1. New Technology
2. Real Estate
3. Architects
4. Construction
5. Surveying
6. Placement of Materials
7. Site Access

 

Measuring and Scanning (15 Minutes)

1. Measuring Stockpiles
2. Roof Inspections
3. Thermal/Infrared

Marketing and Advertising (15 Minutes)

1. Real Estate
2. Resort and Hotel
3. Banners
4. Brand Awareness
Security (25 Minutes)

1. FCC Rules on Jamming
2. Airport and Port Security
3. Event Protection
4. Prisons
5. Infrastructure
6. Heat/Thermal/Infra-Red

Chapter Quiz


 

SUCCESSFUL SITE DESIGN

Securing Information – 20 minutes

1.  Pre-Design: Scope, Terms, Responsibilities, Permits
2.  Securing Information: Services, Surveys, Contaminants, Authorities, Fees

Programming and Site Evaluation – 20 minutes

1.  Programming: Basics
2.  Site Evaluation: Utilities, Site Constraints

Site Selection, Utilization, and Wayfinding – 20 minutes

1.  Site Selection: Restrictions, Storm Water, Landscaping, Parking
2. Wayfinding

Laying Out the Design – 20 minutes

1.  Layout: Fire Lanes, Traffic, Space Considerations
2.  Examples

Site Standards – 20 minutes

1.  Accessibility
2.  Site Lighting
3.  HVAC
4.  Grading
5.  Pavement
6.  LEED

Utility Coordination – 20 minutes

1.  Water Service
2.  Sanitary
3.  Storm Water Management
4.  Franchise Utilities
5.  Examples

Preparing a Site Plan – 45 minutes

1.  Video

Documents and Contract Administration – 20 minutes

1.  Documentation: Drawings, Lighting, Paving, Utilities, Landscaping, GPS
2.  Construction Administration
3.  Conclusion

Chapter Quiz


  • This course is registered with AIA CES for continuing professional education.  As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA or any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product.
  • Course instructors will be available by email or telephone between 9am and 5pm Eastern Standard Time. They will assist you with questions regarding course content.

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Unrestricted Construction Supervisors
NEW! 12-Hour Course Package #6

6-Hour Massachusetts Required Competency
(Fully Narrated)Approval #CS-3200 / AIABLTI307

6-Hour Drones in Construction and Successful Site Design
Approval #CS-012202

For individual course syllabi, please see individual courses below.

Price: $99.00
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