The CSC Specifier course is a comprehensive overview of the construction specification profession in Canada. At the completion of the course, students will have a solid grasp of a specifiers role, legal issues including contracts, bidding and disputes, writing style used in the profession and how to close out a project. A wide range of professional scenarios are explained, often using real-life examples.
Skills acquired in this course include:
Understanding legal contracts
Understanding the function of the project manual and associated drawings.
Developing the basis for good specifications.
Improved writing skills
Understanding the process of researching and selecting products.
The CSC Specifier course continues from where the PCD course ends and is a more in-depth education on the special techniques and skills required to write the procurement and contractual requirements of: Division 00; the administrative, procedural and temporary requirements of Division 01; and the technical specifications of Divisions 02 49.
The Specifier covers the following topics: Introduction; General Review; Types of Construction Contracts and Project Delivery Methods; Procurement and Contracting Requirements; Lien Legislation, Bonds, Insurance and Dispute Mechanisms; Specification Writing Basics: Grammar, Spelling and Conventions; Specification Writing Getting Started; Writing From a Master Specification; Writing Original Specification Sections; Product Selection, Research and Assessment; Codes and Standards; Division 01 Administrative and Procedural Requirements; Division 01 Temporary Facilities and Controls; Division 01 Performance Requirements and Life Cycle Activities; Relationships and Coordination Divisions 00, 01 and Technical Sections; Specifying Quality and Performance Requirements; and Specifying For Special Requirements
CSC Member Price: $130.00 CSC Non-Member Price: $150.00. Please contact Spex.ca office to acquire CSC Member pricing.