Construction 101 – 2 Day Course

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Construction 101 – 2 Day Course

November 24, 2016 @ 8:00 am - November 25, 2016 @ 5:00 pm

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This course is designed to help Generals, Trade contractors, Buyers of Construction Services, Architectural and Engineering firms, new and existing administrative staff, become more knowledgeable about the basics of the construction industry. Engaged and contributing employees are the key to success.



  • The different players and roles in the construction industry, and how they work together, terminology, contracts, procurement methods – “Understand the Lingo”
  • How to better assist the management team – “Contribute to Profitability”
  • To quickly become part of the team – “Be Part of the recipe for Success”
  • About the resources available to your company – “Be the Go-to Person”



New employees and those in administrative support roles for:

  • Contractors – Generals and Trades
  • Buyers of Construction Services – Municipalities, School Districts etc…
  • Design Consultants – Engineers and Architects



  • It was a great way to get introduced to the industry, especially from a non-consultant point of view. Great Course!  – Saadiq Sumar, MPE Engineering
  • Awesome course, fabulous instructor and guest speakers, great information applicable to my current position! – Deborah Chymyshyn, Urban Systems
  • Every person I work with could benefit from this information.  Great information for anyone in the construction industry.  Jason Gruenewald, Group 2 Architecture Interior Design


Course outline: Delivered over two days followed by a take home exam. Attendees will receive a comprehensive ‘Construction 101’ binder and a copy of the Alberta Builders LIEN Act, accompanied by a plain language guide on the LIEN Act.

Topics include:

    • Introduction to the Construction Industry – roles and responsibilities
    • Construction Documents – bid documents and format of drawings
    • Tendering, Bidding and Award of Contracts – calling and receiving of bids
    • Format of Contracts – features and types
    • Risk Management – bonding and construction insurance
    • Legal Matters – basic principles and typical contract
    • Project Management and Administration – start up to close out basics
    • Services Provided by Construction Associations

Construction 101 Registration Form 2016



November 24, 2016 @ 8:00 am
November 25, 2016 @ 5:00 pm


Red Deer Construction Association
7471 Edgar Industrial Bend, Bay 3
Red Deer, Alberta T4P3Z5 Canada
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403 346 4846


Red Deer Construction Association