BCT - Building Construct Trades
Fundamentals of blueprint reading in light construction for use by the building trades. Includes current standards, design characteristics, structural relationships, and the use of building materials.
(Offered spring). A survey of the problems encountered in building construction involving personnel; contracts; federal, state, and local laws involving taxes, unemployment compensation, safety, liens, property deeds, easements, and licensing.
(Offered fall). The basic principles and current practices employed in estimating building costs. The student learns to prepare material lists and to take off quantities of materials and labor hours from working drawings and specifications. Project cost estimates are prepared.