The aim of this course is to help the learner develop an understanding of how arithmetic, basic algebra, geometry, and conversions related to home construction and renovation
Everyone who works in residential construction needs solid, everyday math skills.
Math is the language of construction. It's important for accuracy, efficiency, and safety to make sure the work is done correctly. The aim of this course is to help the learner develop an understanding of how arithmetic, basic algebra, geometry, and conversions related to home construction and renovation.
To make it easier to succeed in this course, we’ve split Construction Math into 2 parts, with a test at the end of each. You can purchase Construction Math 1 & 2 together, or you can purchase them separately.
Anyone in the home renovation or new construction industry needs to know the basics. BHE’s cheap and cheerful online training is designed for busy people by an experienced industry professional. We know what you need to know!
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This course takes 12-18 hours to complete (including review time and quizzes)
- This course is made up of 4 modules
Like all BHE courses, you have access to the online modules for 12 months
The course is best viewed on a laptop or desktop. It works on tablets, but it’s really hard to see all the detail on a phone!
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If you are registering a group of 2 or more receive 20% off by using the discount code CMGROUP20 at checkout.
Bundle and save! Receive 20% off by purchasing Reading House Plans & Construction Drawings and Construction Math 1 & 2 (Whole Course). Use the discount code PLANSMATH at checkout.
Module 1: Introduction to Math
Module 2: Simple Geometry
- Area (Quadrilaterals)
- Volume (Quadrilaterals)
Module 3: Complex Geometry
- Complex Shapes & Figures
- Simplifying Areas
Module 4: Conversions
- Metric & Imperial
After completing this course, you will be able to:
Use and understand all operations on whole numbers, fractions and decimals commonly used in the construction industry
Calculate the areas, perimeter, circumference, and volume of various shapes and figures including floor and roof areas, concrete footings, slabs, walls, and columns
Convert measurements from fractions to decimals
Convert measurements between metric and imperial systems
Completing this course qualifies you for:
BC Housing: 18 CPDs
BPI: 9 CECs
Gold Seal Certification: 4 Credits
NAHB: 3 CECs for CAPS, CGA, CGB, CGR, GMB, Master GMR