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BLDG 2935 - House Inspection 3: Report Writing

Building Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

Course Details

Presents communication skills for experienced house inspectors or for persons considering the house inspection field. Teaches practical techniques for planning, selecting and presenting information effectively and professionally. Includes correct format for memos, letters, instructions, procedures, and house inspection reports.

Prerequisite(s)

English 12 "Pass or C-" or equivalent https://www.bcit.ca/admission/upgrading/englishproficiency.shtml or COMM 0015 score of 50 or better, and BLDG 2915 and BLDG 2925.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$499.70

Winter 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2018 term.

CRN 41032

Thu Jan 11 - Thu Mar 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 11 - Feb 08 Thu 18:45 - 21:45 BBY NE01 Rm. 320
Feb 15 - Mar 29 Thu 18:45 - 21:45 BBY NE01 Rm. 319

Instructor

Ken Mayo

Course Outline

Cost

$499.70

Notes

  1. This course may be taken simultaneously with BLDG 2925.

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

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Spring/Summer 2018

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

CRN 27261

Thu Apr 12 - Thu Jun 28 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 12 - Jun 28 Thu 18:45 - 21:45 BBY NE01 Rm. 320

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$499.70

Notes

  1. This class may be taken simultaneously with BLDG 2925.

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, facsimile, instructions, procedures, and house inspection reports following correct business conventions with respect to format, structure, style, and content.

Effective as of Fall 2003

Related Programs

BLDG 2935 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. House Inspection
    Part-time   Statement of Completion

Books & Supplies

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Winter 2018

Books for Winter 2018 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Burnaby Bookstore

If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.

The Plain English Approach to Business Writing
Author Edward P. Bailey
Publisher Oxford University Press
Copyright 1997
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-0-19511-565-9
Price $32.95
Required

Checkmate Pocket Guide
Author Joanne Buckley
Publisher Nelson College Indigenous
Copyright 2017
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-0-17658-402-3
Price $45.95
Optional

Spring/Summer 2018

No information on books is currently available for Spring/Summer 2018 offerings of this course.

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