Development Steps | The Human Side | Preparing for Redevelopment | Building Regulations and Rating Systems | Trending Technologies | Owner Project Requirements, Statement of Requirements, and Handover Requirements | Commissioning Process and Training | Construction Completion and Post-Occupancy
What you’ll learn
By the end of this course, successful participants will able to:
- Describe the stages of development and construction
- List and evaluate a variety of redevelopment strategies
- Describe the factors involved in determining rehabilitation or redevelopment
- Explain the key elements in determining financial feasibility
- Make use of maintenance knowledge and lessons from existing buildings to designing new buildings
- Develop a plan to engage with tenants during planning, including relocation during construction and rehousing after completion
- Explain the role of building code, local government regulations and building rating systems (such as LEED and Passive House) in design and construction
- Explain trending technology in residential design, construction and operation
- Describe key features of high-efficiency equipment in relation to building maintenance
- Explain the commissioning process during construction and pre- and post-occupancy
- Explain the elements of construction completion and substantial performance of the work
This course includes approximately 32 hours of content. It is recommended that you commit to studying for 3-4 hours a week in order to be done in 8 weeks. However, you will have up to 3 months to complete. You can progress at your own pace, log in to do assignments, and participate in forum discussions whenever when it’s convenient for you. Having said that, we do encourage you to stick to the posted weekly schedule so that most participants will be working on the same topic at roughly the same time.
Some prior knowledge of Operations and Maintenance would be helpful. Completion of Asset Management Foundations is recommended but not mandatory. As an online course, participants must have basic computer skills and have access to a computer with MS Office 2010 or later and a modern, safe browser. We recommend Chrome, however any updated browser will work. Templates used in this course may require MS Excel, MS Word and .pdf reader. This course is provided in English and requires reading and writing at a grade 8 level.