Everyone who works in residential construction needs solid, everyday math skills.
Math is the language of construction. It's important for accuracy, efficiency, and safety to make sure the work is done correctly. The aim of this course is to help the learner develop an understanding of how arithmetic, basic algebra, geometry, and conversions related to home construction and renovation.
To make it easier to succeed in this course, we’ve split Construction Math into 2 parts, with a test at the end of each. You can purchase Construction Math 1 & 2 together, or you can purchase them separately.
Anyone in the home renovation or new construction industry needs to know the basics. BHE’s cheap and cheerful online training is designed for busy people by an experienced industry professional. We know what you need to know!
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After completing this course, you will be able to:
Use and understand all operations on whole numbers, fractions and decimals commonly used in the construction industry
Calculate the areas, perimeter, circumference, and volume of various shapes and figures including floor and roof areas, concrete footings, slabs, walls, and columns
Convert measurements from fractions to decimals
Convert measurements between metric and imperial systems
Construction Math 1 & 2 takes 12-18 hours to complete (including review time and quizzes)
Like all Blue House Energy courses, you have access to the online modules for a full 12 months
The course is best viewed on a laptop or desktop. It works on tablets, but it’s really hard to see all the detail on a phone!
Sales within Canada are subject to GST/HST
Completing this course qualifies you for:
BC Housing: 18 Continuing Professional Development Points
BPI: 9 Continuing Education Credits
Gold Seal Certification: 4 Credits
NAHB: 3 hours continuing education for CAPS, CGA, CGB, CGR, GMB, Master GMR