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AMRC 2013 - Highway Construction

Area Manager Roads Civil Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

Course Details

This course provides an introduction to excavation and earthmoving defined in terms of equipment used, specifications that govern, methods of operation and determination of production rates. Soil types, classifications and construction characteristics are introduced for the purpose of selecting equipment. Additionally, the course provides an introduction to the terminology and practices as related to culvert and drainage installation for highway projects.

Credits

2.0

Cost

$322.84

Spring/Summer 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

CRN 56477

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This is a distance learning course. Start any time. You have 52 weeks from the date you register to complete this course.

Instructor

Ken Zeleschuk

Course Outline

Cost

$322.84

Notes

  1. Correspondence format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. For registration approval, please contact the Department at 604-431-4969. Students may register at any time throughout the year and have a maximum of 52 weeks from the date of registration to complete the course.
  4. Important course information will be sent to you immediately after registering. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Define and discuss the operation of excavation in a highway construction project including the equipment used, methods of operation, and interpretation of specifications.
  • Identify and discuss the general earth, soil and rock types, classifications systems and construction characteristics as related to highway earth and rock excavations.
  • Describe the operation of earthmoving and earth spreading by bulldozer, truck, grader and scraper in a highway construction project including the equipment used, methods of operation.
  • Describe the importance of providing good drainage and describe the various types of culverts.
  • Describe the proper methods used in locating and installing culvert, sub-drainage and storm sewer systems, describe the environmental effects of these systems and make recommendations for the installation and maintenance of culverts and drainage systems.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2006

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