Professional Development

Offered through Continuing Education

@ Florissant Valley | South County Education & University Center

Deepen your understanding of construction codes, methods and tools.

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Continuing Education



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National Electrical Code and Calculations: Part I

Class is an introductory study of the NEC for those in related fields. This course will cover the elements, changes, applications, and design aspects of the 2017 National Electrical Code for residential and commercial properties. Certificate of participation will be awarded to those successfully finishing the course. Texts required bring to first class. "NFPA, National Electrical Code 2017" ISBN 978-145-591-2773 and "Holt, Electrical Exam Preparation 2017" ISBN 9780986353499. Books are available at the campus bookstore.
ELEC:705 | $299 | Age 60+: $192
F01 | Tu 6-9:15 p.m. | Michael Smith | Aug 28-Dec 11 | STLCC-SC, 213
NOTE: No class 9/18, 10/16, 11/6.

Construction Methods

This course covers many of the principles, materials, and methods used in light construction. Topics include building codes, construction standards and specializations, wood and wood products, concrete, masonry, glass, plastics, aluminum products, bituminous products, gypsum products, asbestos cement products, construction methods systems, foundation systems, slabs-on-ground, floor/ceiling systems, wood framed floors, wall systems, masonry walls, roof/ceiling systems, stucco, and terrazzo. Available for credit as CE 108 550.
CONS:717 | $331 | Age 60+: $331
F01 | Tu 7:05-9:45 p.m. | Richard Unger | Aug 20-Dec 16 | FV - E, 160
NOTE: No class 10/16.

Construction Office Practices

The interactive role of organizations in the construction process; the structure of alternative construction delivery systems, such as general contractor, construction manager, and design-build contractor; specification and building codes; cost control reporting systems for construction. Available for credit as CE 235 550.
CONS:765 | $331 | Age 60+: $331
F01 | W 7:05-9:45 p.m. | Richard Unger | Aug 20-Dec 16 | FV - E, 156
NOTE: No class 11/21.

Introduction to AutoCAD I

Fundamentals of the AutoCAD drafting system. Drawing setup units, limits, layers, linetypes, colors. Drawing procedures points, lines, arcs, circles. Special features polylines, blocks, dimensioning, cross-hatching, plotting. Available for credit as EGR 133 550.
COMP:770 | $221 | Age 60+: $221
F01 | W 7-9:55 p.m. | Walter Staas | Sep 17-Dec 16 | FV - E, 278
NOTE: No class 11/21.

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