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BLDT 1051 - Technical Writing and Communications

Construction Operations/Supervision Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

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

$510.91

Winter 2019

Below are three offerings of this course for the Winter 2019 term.

CRN 44164

Wed Jan 09 - Wed Mar 27 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Mar 27 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 BBY NE01 Rm. 405

Instructor

Frances Kirson

Course Outline

Cost

$510.91

Notes

  1. Please be advised this is not an ESL course – Grade 12 Canadian Level English is required. Please view COMM courses for ESL.

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

In Progress

CRN 72955

Thu Jan 10 - Thu Mar 28 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 10 - Mar 28 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 BBY NE01 Rm. 405

Instructor

Trevor Hargreaves

Course Outline

Cost

$510.91

Notes

  1. Please be advised this is not an ESL course – Grade 12 Canadian Level English is required. Please view COMM courses for ESL.

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

In Progress

CRN 74140

Sat Jan 12 - Sat Mar 30 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 12 - Mar 30 Sat 09:30 - 12:30 BBY NE01 Rm. 318

Instructor

Trevor Hargreaves

Course Outline

Cost

$510.91

Notes

  1. Please be advised this is not an ESL course – Grade 12 Canadian Level English is required. Please view COMM courses for ESL.

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

In Progress

Spring/Summer 2019

Below are two offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2019 term.

CRN 57005

Thu Apr 11 - Thu Jun 27 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 11 - Jun 27 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 BBY NE01 Rm. 405

Instructor

Frances Kirson

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$510.91

Notes

  1. This is not an ESL course - Canadian level grade 10 is required at minimum.

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

Full

CRN 64034

Sat Apr 13 - Sat Jun 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 13 - Jun 29 Sat 09:30 - 12:45 BBY NE01 Rm. 330

Instructor

Trevor Hargreaves

Course Outline

Cost

$510.91

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 not extensions will be permitted. There will be classes on the long weekends!

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

Full

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

Books & Supplies

The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit bcit.ca/bookstore for more information.

Winter 2019

Books for Winter 2019 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.

Writing In The Technical Fields
Author Ewald
Publisher Oxf
Copyright 2017
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-0-19902-149-9
Price $79.95
Required

Bare Essentials, 9Th Ed Text/Wkbk Pkg
Author Norton
Publisher Nel
Copyright 2017
Binding Kit/Set/Package
ISBN 978-0-17677-549-0
Price $75.95
Optional

Spring/Summer 2019

Books for Spring/Summer 2019 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.

Writing In The Technical Fields
Author Ewald
Publisher Oxf
Copyright 2017
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-0-19902-149-9
Price $79.95
Required

Bare Essentials, 9Th Ed Text/Wkbk Pkg
Author Norton
Publisher Nel
Copyright 2017
Binding Kit/Set/Package
ISBN 978-0-17677-549-0
Price $75.95
Optional

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Canadian Writer's Handbook Essentials Ed
Author Messenger
Publisher Oxf/Cn
Copyright 2017
Binding Spiral
ISBN 978-0-19902-557-2
Price $38.95
Optional

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