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Technical Writing and Communications BLDT 1051

Construction Operations/Supervision Part-time Studies Course

Course details

Familiarizes the technical writer with formats and conventions of documents used in the construction industry. Also includes a review of basic English grammar and sentence structure as well as an introduction to public speaking. Emphasis is placed on writing with clarity, directness, and brevity. 3.0 credits 12 weeks.

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$519.05 - $557.80 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2022

Below is one offering of BLDT 1051 for the Spring/Summer 2022 term.

CRN 64034

Duration

Sat Apr 09 - Sat Jun 25 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 64034
  • $545.63
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 09 - Jun 25 Sat 09:30 - 12:30 Online
Instructor

Trevor Hargreaves

Course outline

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Cost

$545.63

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. This is not an ESL course students must have Canadian level Grade 10 at minimum. Students must be able to attend all classes no extensions will be permitted. There will be classes on the long weekends. Instructor will send instructions regarding how to access this course 1 week prior to start date - please be sure to check your my.bcit.ca email account
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Fall 2022

Below are three offerings of BLDT 1051 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 32599

Duration

Wed Sep 07 - Wed Nov 23 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 32599
  • $557.80
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 07 - Nov 23 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 Burnaby NE01 Rm. 412
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$557.80

Important information
  1. this is not ESL course - grade 10 Canadian English is required. - no vacation requests - no extensions except for documented medical reasons - please see Course outline Please check registration page re instructions re online or in class bby campus. Also check BCIT.CA main web page for updates and also check your my.bcit.ca email .
Status

CRN 38610

Duration

Thu Sep 08 - Thu Nov 24 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 38610
  • $519.05
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 08 - Nov 24 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 Online
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$519.05

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. This is not an ESL course - Canadian level grade 10 is required at minimum. - no vacation requests - no extensions except for documented medical reasons - please see Course outline Please check registration page re instructions re online or in class bby campus. Also check BCIT.CA main web page for updates and also check your my.bcit.ca email .
Status

CRN 37670

Duration

Sat Sep 10 - Sat Nov 26 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 37670
  • $519.05
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 10 - Nov 26 Sat 09:30 - 12:30 Online
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$519.05

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. This course will be online and synchronized ie must log on on dates and times listed 1. This is not an ESL course - Canadian level grade 10 is required at minimum. no vacation requests - no extensions except for documented medical reasons - please see Course outline Please check registration page re instructions re online Notice will come from instructor 1 week to 10 days prior . Also check BCIT.CA main web page for updates and also check your my.bcit.ca email.
Status

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Create documents that follow the conventions of correct grammar, spelling, mechanics and punctuation.
  • Generate, draft, and revise a memorandum, short business letter, and facsimile following correct business conventions with respect to format, structure, style and content.
  • Make notes at job-site or office meetings, and then draft and revise an accurate record of such meetings following correct business conventions with respect to format, structure, style and content.
  • Prepare an agenda for a job-site or office meeting following correct business conventions with respect to format, structure, style, and content.
  • Communicate verbally with increased clarity and confidence.

Effective as of Fall 2003

Related Programs

Technical Writing and Communications (BLDT 1051) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Construction Estimating
    Certificate Part-time
  2. Construction Operations
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  3. Public Works Supervision
    Associate Certificate Part-time

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