Construction Math 1 & 2


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.


Course Overview

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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Learning Objectives

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

Course Details

  • Construction Math 1 & 2 takes 12-18 hours to complete (including review time and quizzes)

  • Like all Blue House Energy courses, you have access to the online modules for a full 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!

  • Sales within Canada are subject to GST/HST

Completing this course qualifies you for:

BC Housing: 18 Continuing Professional Development Points

BPI: 9 Continuing Education Credits

Gold Seal Certification: 4 Credits

NAHB: 3 hours continuing education for CAPS, CGA, CGB, CGR, GMB, Master GMR