Construction Specification Writing

at Pratt Institute - West Village

Course Details
$415 5 seats left
Start Date:

Fri, Oct 18, 9:00am - Oct 19, 4:55pm (2 sessions)

West Village, Manhattan
144 W 14th St
Btwn 6th & 7th Avenues
New York, New York 10011
Room 403
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 16 and older
Average Class Size: 7

What you'll learn in this construction training:

Learn specifications writing techniques that boost your confidence to research, evaluate, write, and edit construction specifications. Understand the correct specifications writing language; use master electronic specifications systems and the Internet to research, evaluate, and specify products and systems for construction. 

Explore the history of specifications writing from development to present; the organization of a project manual; general conditions; general requirements and specifications; coordination of specifications and drawings; specifications writing techniques; structure and language; three-part format; the "dos and don'ts" of specifications-writing language; specifications writing from the viewpoint of the contractor; current research and production techniques; use of master specifications systems; how the contractor views specification; use guides and product evaluations; research and produce specifications using the Internet; setting-up your browser for research, evaluation, and specifications writing; and online specifications systems and online manufacturers systems. 

Discussion will also include The Contractor's Guide to Change Orders, written by Andrew Civitello.

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Withdrawals and refund requests can be emailed to [email protected] All requests must be made in writing.

For non-credit courses meeting for 10 or more sessions:
• To receive 100% tuition refund, a withdrawal request must be received by the SCPS office two business days before the first class begins.
• To receive an 80% tuition refund, a withdrawal request must be received by the SCPS office two business days before the second class begins.

No refunds will be issued after the second class begins.

Please Note: Withdrawal or refund requests cannot be made by telephone or through the instructor. No refunds are issued after the second class.

For non-credit seminars and courses meeting less than 10 sessions:

• To receive 100% tuition refund, a withdrawal request must be received six business days before the first meeting.

No refunds will be issued after this period.


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9:00am - 4:55pm Steven Danielpour 2 $415
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Sat, Oct 19 9:00am - 4:55pm Steven Danielpour

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