|PDH Online Course Description||PDH Units/
Learning Units (Hours)
Jonathan Terry, P.L.S.
This is a soup-to-nuts, condensed course in Construction Layout. The land surveyor, party chief, engineer, construction manager, construction layout contractor, general contractor, developer, architect, and specification writer will find their understanding broadened and performance increased through this course, as it shares a thorough overview of the construction layout business. Summarized from decades of diverse experience come practical horse-sense tips, specific procedures, trade secrets and thorough instruction of a complex specialty presented in a methodical yet casual way intended to make learning fun.
True stories and real-life experiences increase reader interest and promote retention of taught principles. The me-to-you approach simulates a live-seminar atmosphere and decreases the sense of distance-learning.
Topics covered include fee negotiation; contract issues and considerations; payment schedules; bidding secrets; liability exposure – real and imagined; record keeping, documentation, work orders, proposal writing, personal relationships, business relationships, team functions, safety, ethics, establishment and preservation of control points, layout techniques, documentation, pitfalls to avoid, checking and redundancy, equipment selection, care and adjustment, and more. At the end of this course, you’ll feel as if you’ve lived through a typical project start-to-finish, survived to tell about it and are ready to tackle another.
This course includes a multiple choice quiz at the end, which is designed to enhance the understanding of the course materials.
* If you are a registered professional land surveyor in Florida, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Tennessee, Texas or Vermont, you need to take the approved courses for that specific state under the course category "Surveying & Mapping".
User's Guide to Timed & Monitored Online Courses:
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