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CMGT 8040 - Building - Civil Services

Construction Management - CMGT 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

The aim of the course is to enable students to develop knowledge and examination of civil services used in commercial and institutional buildings and their significance in the design and construction phases. The lectures will be delivered in 3 hour units per week by a qualified Professional Quantity Surveyor. The 3 hour units will be broken down into a 1 hour lecture and a 2 hour lab session allowing the student to work within a group context to assist learning and allowing question and answer time with the lecturer.


CMGT 7205 and BLDT 2091





Winter 2022

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2022 term.

CRN 79983

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. 318



Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim




  1. This course counts as a management elective towards the CMGT program and is part of the CIQS application process. To enroll e-mail with your ID and how you have met the pre-requisites. Students must have CMGT 7205 and BLDT 2091 (or equivalent) or estimating experience to register.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Examine, interpret and measure civil works based upon construction drawings.
  • Develop a schedule of civil works.
  • Formulate and apply productivity rates.
  • Identify required resources.
  • Plan the construction process for civil services.
  • Translate above outcomes into a construction estimate for a variety of common civil works.

Effective as of Fall 2011

Related Programs

CMGT 8040 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Construction Management
    Full-time/Part-time   Bachelor of Technology


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