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Technical Writing and Communications BLDT 1051

Construction Operations/Supervision 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

Winter 2023

Below are three offerings of BLDT 1051 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 44164

Duration

Wed Jan 04 - Wed Mar 22 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 44164
  • $557.80
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Mar 22 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 Burnaby
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$557.80

Important information
  1. Please be advised this is not an ESL course – minimum Grade 10 Canadian Level English is required. Please view COMM courses for ESL.
Status

Cancelled

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

CRN 72955

Duration

Thu Jan 05 - Thu Mar 23 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 72955
  • $519.05
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 05 - Mar 23 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 Online
Instructor

Frances Kirson

Course outline

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Cost

$519.05

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. this is online course Please be advised this is not an ESL course – min Grade 10 Canadian Level English is required. Please view COMM courses for ESL.
Status

In Progress and Full

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

CRN 74140

Duration

Sat Jan 07 - Sat Mar 25 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 74140
  • $557.80
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Mar 25 Sat 09:30 - 12:30 Burnaby NE01 Rm. 320
Instructor

Laura Browne

Course outline

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Cost

$557.80

Important information
  1. Please be advised this is not an ESL course – min Grade 10 Canadian Level English is required. Please view COMM courses for ESL.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

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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