Concrete Construction: 6 PDH


More concrete is used than any other man-made material in the world, about seven billion cubic meters of concrete – more than one cubic meter for every person on Earth.
Concrete is one of the most important construction materials. It is comparatively economical, easy to make, offers continuity and solidity, and will bond with other materials.
In this course the student will understand essentially all aspects of concrete construction including characteristics, mix design, formwork, joints, placement, finishing, and pre-cast. Instructor: Raymond Bosek, PE


This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Define characteristics of concrete
  • Identify ingredients essential for good concrete
  • Calculate concrete mix designs
  • Determine methods and mixing times of concrete
  • Describe the types of concrete forms and their construction
  • Determine the types of ties for and placement of reinforcing steel
  • Determine the location of construction joints
  • Determine proper occasions for using the concrete saw
  • Describe the proper procedures for placing concrete
  • Describe the methods available for consolidating concrete
  • Describe the finishing process for the final concrete surface
  • Determine projects suitable for and lifting methods necessary for precast and tilt-up construction


You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 21 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies six professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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