CE-002 Basics of Site Work: 3 PDH
Description of the course / activity content:
This course introduces you to the concepts of site surveys, including construction surveys, bench marks, datum, and mean sea level. You will learn about earthwork operations, including pioneering, grubbing, stripping, and drainage. You will get an introduction to permits that need to be coordinated with local agencies for construction projects, including utility interruption requests, excavation requests, and road closure requests.
This course also describes the common types of leveling instruments; including their principles, uses, procedures of establishing elevations, and techniques of laying out building lines.
You will learn about practices and measures to stabilize soil on construction sites, which can also help prevent slides and cave-ins at excavation sites.
This course is intended for use by civil and environmental engineers, land surveyors, construction professionals and others interested in learning about the site work basics.
At the end of this course you will be able to:
- Explain types of site surveys and their components, including construction surveys, bench marks, datum, and mean sea level
- Explain types of earthwork operations, including pioneering, grubbing, stripping, and drainage
- Describe types of leveling instruments and their uses
- Interpret readings from a leveling rod
- Determine elevations in the field to locate points at specified elevations
- Determine boundaries of building layout
- Determine classes of soils through soils testing
- Determine soil stabilization strategies
Refunds and Cancellation Policies
The course is accepted by the Professional Engineering boards in states listed on this page. In an unlikely case the course is not accepted by the board listed on this page, we will refund the full payment and will pay for you to take another course of equivalent monetary and PDH / CEU value
Length of the Course / Activity
This course is intended to be studied at self-pace and it should take on average of 3 hours to read and be able to comprehend the material in order to successfully past the online quiz
To receive the certificate of completion for the above 3 PDH online course, you will need to take a 20 question multiple choice quiz based on the reference material supplied and pass with minimum score of 70%. There is no time limit for the quiz and it can be taken multiple times until a passing score of 70% is achieved
Certificate of Completion
Once you achieve a passing score of 70% on the quiz you will receive and be able to print your Certificate of Completion as a record of your continuing education. PDH Star will keep a record of your certificate for the duration as required by your state of licensure. You will be able to log on to your account and view and print your past Certificate of Completion
This course is accepted in all states mandating continuing education:
AK, AL, AR, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WI, WV, and WY
- Lectures 1
- Quizzes 1
- Duration 3 hours
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 8
- Certificate Yes
- Assessments Self