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BLDT 2061 - Computer Applications in Construction

Construction Operations/Supervision Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

To support you and your education, BCIT is adapting applied learning in formats appropriate to the unfolding global situation. Spring and Summer PTS classes are being delivered in an online format unless you are notified otherwise.

Course Details

Presents practical computer applications with an emphasis on construction documentation, economic problems, estimating and scheduling associated with project and construction management of construction projects. Topics include use of MS Excel and MS Project software.


Successful completion of Construction Operations program or departmental approval and a background in a Windows and Excel environments.





Fall 2020

Below are two offerings of this course for the Fall 2020 term.

CRN 33604

Tue Sep 08 - Tue Nov 24 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 08 - Nov 24 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 BBY Online Delivery


Samir Buchahin

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim



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


CRN 47312

Wed Sep 09 - Wed Dec 02 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 09 - Dec 02 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 BBY Online Delivery


Samir Buchahin

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim




  1. No class on November 11th STAT HOLIDAY. No extensions for this class. Construction experience and basic computer experience is required.

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


Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Identify various forms of construction documents.
  • Produce Change Order forms.
  • Apply appropriate MS Excel features to insure document accuracy and efficiently produce documents.
  • Apply appropriate financial functions in MS Excel for calculations related to the construction process.
  • Create Application for Payment forms.
  • Generate sequence of applications for payment.
  • Create a project plan by using MS Project software.
  • Analyze a project plan and implement scheduling techniques to improve efficiency.
  • Add resources and cost components to a project plan in MS Project.
  • Resolve potential scheduling issues.
  • Generate relevant reports in different project phases.
  • Track project progress and update a project plan.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2015

Related Programs

BLDT 2061 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Construction Estimating
    Part-time   Certificate
  2. Construction Supervision
    Part-time   Associate Certificate

Books & Supplies

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

Fall 2020

Books for Fall 2020 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.

Microsoft Excel 2016: Step By Step
Author Frye
Publisher Microsoft
Copyright 2015
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-0-73569-880-2
Price $33.95

Microsoft Project 2016 Step By Step
Author Chatfield
Publisher Ms Press
Copyright 2016
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-0-73569-874-1
Price $37.95


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