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BLDT 1051 - Technical Writing and Communications

Construction Operations/Supervision Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

BCIT is planning for a substantial return to on-campus activity for the fall 2021 term as informed by BC Public Health Officer guidelines. Refer to each course listing for details.

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

$545.63

Fall 2021

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2021 term.

CRN 38610

Thu Sep 09 - Thu Dec 02 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 09 - Dec 02 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 Online

Instructor

Frances Kirson

Course Outline

Cost

$545.63

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. This is not an ESL course - Canadian level grade 10 is required at minimum. No class on Nov 11th - STAT Holiday- no vacation requests - no extensions except for documented medical reasons - please see Course outline Please check registration page re instructions re online or in class bby campus. Also check BCIT.CA main web page for updates and also check your my.bcit.ca email .

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

Winter 2022

Below are three offerings of this course for the Winter 2022 term.

CRN 44164

Wed Jan 05 - Wed Mar 23 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 05 - Mar 23 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 BBY NE01 Rm. 405

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$545.63

Notes

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

CRN 72955

Thu Jan 06 - Thu Mar 24 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 06 - Mar 24 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 Online

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$545.63

Notes

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

CRN 74140

Sat Jan 08 - Sat Mar 26 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Mar 26 Sat 09:30 - 12:30 Online NE01 Rm. 330

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$545.63

Notes

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

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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