• Welcome to the Online Construction Classes!

    Students who registered for the online Construction Classes will receive an email from MBIT within 3 business days.

    Refund Policy: You may withdraw from a course by sending an email to MBIT Adult Education at nlawson@mbit.org or mailing to MBIT Adult Education, 2740 York Road, Jamison, PA 18929. Non-attendance or notifying an instructor does not constitute officially dropping or withdrawing from a course. Refunds will be processed as follows:

    • Withdrawal postmarked at least one working day before the first day of class will receive a full refund, less a $20 handling fee.
    • Refund requests postmarked on or after the first day of class and no later than two weeks after the first day of class will be refunded 80% of the fee, after which time there is no refund.
    • All course materials including the textbook and other included supplied must be returned in their original conditions, shrink wrap unbroken, or the cost of the book at minimum or a $100 charge will apply.

     

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100 Introduction to Construction
Description:
Take this self-paced seminar is to understand the major roles, players, and processes in the construction industry. Become familiar with the types of construction and the processes of a construction project.
Course Code:
INTRODUCTION TO CONSTRUCTION
Course Dates:
June 27, 2022
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099 Introduction to Concrete
Description:
Learn the basics of working with concrete in this self-paced seminar. Develop a deeper understanding of the most commonly used construction material.
Course Code:
INTRODUCTION TO CONSTRUCTION
Course Dates:
June 27, 2022
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101 Introduction to Construction Estimating
Description:
A self-paced course. Develop foundational knowledge of the procedures, materials, equipment, and practices that are needed in estimating for any trade or type of construction. This estimating course provides an excellent introduction to the trade-specific estimating that we cover in Estimating and Bidding 1 and 2. The information from this course can be used in estimating any trade or type of construction.
Course Code:
ESTIMATING & BLUEPRINT READING
Course Dates:
June 27, 2022
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102 Essential Construction Math
Description:
A self-paced introductory course that develops mathematical skills through practice and application to the construction trade. Calculation of board feet, area, volume of shapes and concrete footings, slabs, and conversions are studied. While this class is not a prerequisite for any other classes, it does provide a foundation for them.
Course Code:
ESTIMATING & BLUEPRINT READING
Course Dates:
June 27, 2022
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103 Construction Blueprint Reading
Description:
Read architectural, structural, civil, mechanical and electrical blueprints. Practice looking up information and solving common construction problems by reading the blueprints.
Course Code:
ESTIMATING & BLUEPRINT READING
Course Dates:
June 27, 2022
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105 Estimating and Bidding 1
Description:
The first of two hands-on detailed estimating courses in which students learn how to estimate general conditions, site work, excavation, concrete and masonry.
Course Code:
ESTIMATING & BLUEPRINT READING
Course Dates:
June 27, 2022
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106 Estimating and Bidding 2
Description:
The second course features hands-on estimating and quantity take off activities associated with Metals, Wood, Doors and Windows, Finishes, Electrical, and Mechanical Estimating. You may take Estimating and Bidding 1 and 2 in any order.
Course Code:
ESTIMATING & BLUEPRINT READING
Course Dates:
June 27, 2022
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107 Construction Materials and Processes
Description:
Develop foundational knowledge of construction materials and processes that utilize concrete, brick and CMU, metals, wood products, roofing, and more. Understand and report back on how materials and processes function in green construction. An overall construction system will be covered each week. Expand your studies to include materials and processes which are normally encountered by the student in his/her work place.
Course Code:
MATERIALS & EQUIPMENT
Course Dates:
June 27, 2022
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108 Construction Equipment and Methods
Description:
The course will introduce students to civil construction plans, determining earthwork quantities, equipment economics and utilization, equipment production rates, fundamentals of earthmoving and excavating, loading and hauling equipment.
Course Code:
MATERIALS & EQUIPMENT
Course Dates:
June 27, 2022
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110 Civil Site Blueprint Reading and Construction Materials
Description:
The purpose of this online course is to give the student an overall understanding of civil sitework construction and materials. This includes understanding and interpreting civil construction blueprints, reading specifications, manufacture, and use of civil construction materials such as aggregates, concrete, asphalt, pipe, and geo-synthetics.
Course Code:
CIVIL CONSTRUCTION
Course Dates:
June 27, 2022
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114 Estimating Civil and Site Work Construction
Description:
This online course introduces students to estimating civil engineering, heavy construction projects, and site work construction projects. This class will cover reading and understanding civil construction plans, determining earthwork quantities, determining crew make-up, and fundamentals of estimating various civil and site work components.
Course Code:
CIVIL CONSTRUCTION
Course Dates:
June 27, 2022
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202S Oral and Written Communication for Construction Supervisors
Description:
Both oral and written communication carry a deep impact on the people you work with and the situations under which you work. Communication is multi-faceted. It includes nonverbal communication, body language, listening, inflection, and written communication. Without quality skills in each of these categories you are putting yourself and your career at risk. This online course is designed for you to become a more effective supervisor by becoming a more effective communicator.
Course Code:
200 SERIES: SUPERVISORY TRAINING PROGRAM (STP)
Course Dates:
June 27, 2022
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204P Contract Documents and Construction Law
Description:
This online course focuses on understanding the relationship between contract documents and the construction process.
Course Code:
200 SERIES: SUPERVISORY TRAINING PROGRAM (STP)
Course Dates:
June 27, 2022
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205T Planning and Scheduling
Description:
Learn and apply basic construction planning and scheduling skills. Prepare bar chart schedules and critical path schedules. Read complex project schedules, and understand the basics of project management by scheduling, Employ acceleration techniques.
Course Code:
200 SERIES: SUPERVISORY TRAINING PROGRAM (STP)
Course Dates:
June 27, 2022
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305 Building Green Buildings: The Contractor’s Perspective ENGR 038
Description:
The purpose of this online course is to provide construction professionals with information that will help them to effectively bid, contract, build, and close out green building projects. We will explore the green building process from the contractor’s and subcontractor’s point of view.
Course Code:
300 SERIES: PROJECT MANAGEMENT, BUILDING GREEN BUILDINGS, AND CONSTRUCTION LAW
Course Dates:
June 27, 2022
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305 Building Green Buildings: The Contractor’s Perspective ENGR 038
Description:
The purpose of this online course is to provide construction professionals with information that will help them to effectively bid, contract, build, and close out green building projects. We will explore the green building process from the contractor’s and subcontractor’s point of view.
Course Code:
300 SERIES: PROJECT MANAGEMENT, BUILDING GREEN BUILDINGS, AND CONSTRUCTION LAW
Course Dates:
June 27, 2022
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Last Modified on May 10, 2022