To enroll is this Certificate Program, please contact Roseanne Crisafi at rcrisafi@bergen.edu or 201 447-7863 or Genevieve Montana-Khalil at gmontana-khalil@bergen.edu, or 201 689-7731.

Prerequisites: None
Certifications:
1. Occupational Safety & Hazard Association, OSHA – 30-hour Construction Safety Training
2. Construction Specifications Institute, CSI – Construction Document Technologist
Hours: 418 classroom hours (approximately 18 months)
College Credits: 11 college credits can be earned for students that enroll in a degree seeking program.

Students will receive a comprehensive instruction to interpret, enforce, or manage construction documents, and monitor field conditions. This program educates attendees in construction processes and techniques to function in a support role to project architects, construction executives, engineers, contractors, contract administrators, material suppliers, installers, and industry manufacturers’ representatives. This course provides an overview of construction processes and related project documents for the commercial and industrial construction and related industries. Review the legal aspect of construction-related documents and the roles played by engineers, design professionals, construction managers, and other industry professionals.

Preparation for this professional exam is included, however, the exam is an option, not a program requirement. The individuals who successfully complete this program can advance the project team with their ability to read and understand construction documents, specifications, verify, document, and manage field conditions, contract requirements, change orders, review shop drawings, project submittals and track projects through their final punch list and closeout. Assistance with Resume, job searches, and interviewing skills are included.

Curriculum:

CD-124 | Advanced Estimating
CD-125 | Construction Site Management
CD-132 | Fundamentals of Construction Safety Management and Emergency Planning
CD-133 | 30-Hr OSHA Construction Safety Training
CD-136 | Advanced Blueprint Reading*
CD-148 | Construction Project Scheduling II*
CD-163 | Drafting I
CD-164 | Computer Aided Drafting I*
CD-165 | Methods and Materials in Construction*
CD-168 | Building Systems Basics
CD-405 | Basic to Intermediate Blueprint Reading
CD-459 | Construction Documents, Contract Law, Insurance and Ethics
CD-466 | Construction Project Organization and Management
CD-510 | Introduction to Building Science & Sustainable High Performance Building Design
CD-580 | Construction Project Scheduling I Oracle Primavera P6
CD-582 | Construction Estimating Basics*

*- Prerequisites Required for Enrollment