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PUBW 1001 - Introduction to Public Works Operations

Public Works Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

Course Details

This course starts with a broad overview of the different levels of government, their inter-relationships and influence on local city operations. Weekly sessions then provide broad information on roads, drainage, sanitary sewers, water distribution, and solid waste collection, with emphasis on public works operations. The course will conclude with concepts of asset and maintenance management of municipal infrastructure. On completion, students will be eligible to continue with additional courses in wastewater collection, water distribution, stormwater management or roadworks maintenance.

Credits

1.0

Cost

$485.30

Winter 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2018 term.

CRN 10570

Mon Jan 08 - Mon Feb 19 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Feb 19 Mon 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SW03 Rm. 1750

Instructor

Ken Zeleschuk

Course Outline

Cost

$485.30

Notes

  1. There will be no class on Monday February 12, 2018 Family Day Statutory Holiday. There will be a total of 6 classes for this course.

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

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Spring/Summer 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

CRN 28523

Mon Apr 09 - Mon May 14 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 09 - May 14 Mon 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SW03 Rm. 1750

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$485.30

Notes

  1. This course will run for 6 classes in total.

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Feb 21 at 9:00 am (PST)

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Learning Outcomes

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

  • Describe the relationship of Public Works to other levels of government.
  • Identify detailed elements of a road classification system and typical maintenance activities.
  • Describe general concepts of stormwater management and sanitary waste collection.
  • Discuss the general concepts of a water distribution system and typical maintenance activities.
  • Discuss the general concepts of solid waste collection and recycling operations.
  • Discuss the general concerns for safety and attributes of good public relations.
  • Describe the primary objectives of asset management and its relationship to maintenance activities.

Effective as of Fall 2012

Related Programs

PUBW 1001 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Pump Maintenance
    Part-time   Statement of Completion
  2. Roadworks Maintenance
    Part-time   Statement of Completion
  3. Waste Water Collection
    Part-time   Statement of Completion
  4. Water Distribution
    Part-time   Statement of Completion

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