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Introduction to Public Works Operations PUBW 1001

Public Works Part-time Studies Course

Course details

This course starts with a broad overview of the different levels of government, their inter-relationships and influence on local city operations. Weekly sessions then provide broad information on roads, drainage, sanitary sewers, water distribution, and solid waste collection, with emphasis on public works operations. The course will conclude with concepts of asset and maintenance management of municipal infrastructure. On completion, students will be eligible to continue with additional courses in wastewater collection, water distribution, stormwater management or roadworks maintenance.

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

1.0

Cost

$542.19

Course offerings

Fall 2022

Below are two offerings of PUBW 1001 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 30864

Duration

Tue Sep 06 - Tue Oct 11 (6 weeks)

  • 6 weeks
  • CRN 30864
  • $542.19
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 06 - Oct 11 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 Burnaby SW03 Rm. 1710
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$542.19

Important information
  1. This course will run for a total of 6 classes. For more info please visit: commons.bcit.ca/civiltech/
Status

CRN 48729

Duration

Tue Oct 18 - Tue Nov 22 (6 weeks)

  • 6 weeks
  • CRN 48729
  • $542.19
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Oct 18 - Nov 22 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 Burnaby SW03 Rm. 3675
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$542.19

Important information
  1. This course will run for a total of 6 classes. For more information, please visit our commons webpage: commons.bcit.ca/civiltech/
Status

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe the relationship of Public Works to other levels of government.
  • Identify detailed elements of a road classification system and typical maintenance activities.
  • Describe general concepts of stormwater management and sanitary waste collection.
  • Discuss the general concepts of a water distribution system and typical maintenance activities.
  • Discuss the general concepts of solid waste collection and recycling operations.
  • Discuss the general concerns for safety and attributes of good public relations.
  • Describe the primary objectives of asset management and its relationship to maintenance activities.

Effective as of Fall 2012

Related Programs

Introduction to Public Works Operations (PUBW 1001) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Civil Technology
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  2. Civil Technology
    Certificate Part-time
  3. Roadworks Maintenance
    Statement of Completion Part-time

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