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BLDT 1051 - Technical Writing and Communications

Construction Operations/Supervision Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

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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.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$534.06

Spring/Summer 2021

Below are three offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2021 term.

CRN 61956

Wed Apr 07 - Wed Jun 23 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 07 - Jun 23 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Trevor Hargreaves

Course Outline

Cost

$534.06

Notes

  1. This is not an ESL course - Canadian level grade 10 is required at minimum. Instructor will send information regarding delivery of this course - approx 1 week before start day for this course. Be sure to check email including your my.bcit.ca account

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

In Progress

CRN 57005

Thu Apr 08 - Thu Jun 24 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 08 - Jun 24 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Frances Kirson

Course Outline

Cost

$534.06

Notes

  1. This is not an ESL course - Canadian level grade 10 is required at minimum. Instructor will send information regarding delivery of this course - approx 1 week before start day for this course. Be sure to check email including your my.bcit.ca account

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

In Progress

CRN 64034

Sat Apr 10 - Sat Jun 26 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 10 - Jun 26 Sat 09:30 - 12:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$534.06

Notes

  1. 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 information regarding delivery of this course - approx 1 week before start day for this course. Be sure to check email including your my.bcit.ca account

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

Cancelled

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

BLDT 1051 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

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

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