Online Construction Courses

The Contractors Zone presents a series of continuing educational courses for the new builder and experienced pro alike. These courses have been adapted from over 100 years of construction experience by our staff and consultants in the general construction, mechanical and electrical trades. The courses may be downloaded by you at your convenience. They are separated into four (4) files to minimize download times.

These courses are designed to complement each other but may be purchased individually to suit the need of the user. Click on the links below for a full course synopsis.

Each course is $69.00US. Payment may be made by check, credit card (Visa, MC, Discover or AMEX) or PayPal.

Upon receipt of payment you will be emailed instructions on how to proceed, plus a user id and password to start the appropriate lesson. Instructions follow as you progress.

The lessons require the free Adobe Acrobat Reader plug-in. By using the Adobe Reader you can print out the course forms which then may be copied and used in your business.

To test the Adobe Reader and preview the first few pages of one of the courses - CLICK HERE. Use the word “guest” without the quotes for the userid and password.

A synopsis of each course can be previewed by clicking on the links below.

Project Management - How to organize your project for maximum efficency and results. What to look for and what to watch out for.

Bid Strategy - A system that guarantees that your firm will be profitable. How to track and deal with your competition effectively.

Basic Estimating - Estimating by the square foot method, assemblies, and unit pricing. An example comparing all three methods and when to use one method over another.

Click here to order one or more courses.




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Last Updated: [ April 15, 2008 ]