CM015: Specification Writing

OVERVIEW

The Course delivers comprehensive and latest knowledge and skills to be a successful specification writer. The aim of the Course is to deliver effective skills and knowledge needed for a career in construction, real estate or facility management. On completion of this course you will be able to; demonstrate the legal importance of specifications and the differing types and forms commonly used in different types of operations, ensure that the appropriate forms of specification are being used by your organisation, and that they are legally sound and correctly transfer risk to the supply base, structure the specification itself, and properly measure contractor/supplier performance.

COURSE CONTENT

The program consists of seven modules,
⦁ Module 1: Introduction to Specifications,
⦁ Module 2: Standards for Specifications,
⦁ Module 3: Developing Specifications,
⦁ Module 4: CSI Specifications,
⦁ Module 5: Specifications on the basis of Total Life Cost,
⦁ Module 6: Specifications for Services,
⦁ Module 7: Laws related to Specifications.

COURSE LENGTH

There is no prescribed duration of the Course. However, Two hours per day study will normally complete the Course in 3 months. However, the duration is directly depend on the time spent and effort given to studies.

STUDY PROCESS INCLUDES

⦁ Slide presentations
⦁ Viewing Videos
⦁ Question & Answer sessions
⦁ Working assignments on real life problems
⦁ Case Studies,
⦁ Project Assignments
⦁ Test paper after each module
⦁ Study material
⦁ Text Books / Extracts
⦁ Discussion forum

COURSE ASSESSMENT

Course participants are assessed on their performance in the,
⦁ Questions & Tests in Modules-30%,
⦁ Case Studies-10%,
⦁ Assignments-10%,
⦁ Course Work-15%,
⦁ Reports & Essays-8%,
⦁ Discussion Forum-5%,
⦁ Innovative ideas-7%,
⦁ Final Examination-15%.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

⦁ Credit Pass in English in IGCSE, and
IGCSE or similar with 6 subjects, and
An Engineering qualification, or
⦁ 5 years experience in an Engineering office, or
⦁ 4 years experience in a supervisory level in Construction.


Shown above are the minimum requirements to follow this Course. However, a Bachelors Degree will be desirable to follow the course at ease. Those who have differing qualifications and experience shall write to, registrar@academed.org, for exemptions or clearing any doubts prior to applying.

WHO HAS ALREADY FOLLOWED THE COURSE

A diverse range of individuals have been benefitted from the Course. Among them were;
⦁ Specification Writers,
⦁ Engineers,
⦁ Project Managers,
⦁ Construction Managers,
⦁ Quantity Surveyors,
⦁ Contract Managers,
⦁ Individuals seeking entry into Specification Writing.

WHAT IS INCLUDED WITH THE PROGRAM

⦁ Presentations.
⦁ Course Notes.
⦁ Course Work.
⦁ Case Studies.
⦁ Assignments.
⦁ Exercises from the Industry.
⦁ Videos for visual knowledge (where applicable).
⦁ Tutorials & corrected Answers.
⦁ Tests.
⦁ Discussions with other participants.
⦁ Final Exam.
⦁ Guide for consultation & guidance.
⦁ Relevant Books on the Subject in PDF form.
⦁ Transcripts.
⦁ Program Certificate printed in elegant parchment paper.
⦁ Recommendation letters to employers.
⦁ Free consultation for subject related queries for one year.
⦁ Enrollment into Academate Scheme.
⦁ Free Membership to the Academ-ED Association of Commercial Managers.
⦁ One year Free Subscription to ‘Specification Writer” Magazine.

CERTIFICATE ISSUED ON COMPLETION

Certificate in Specification Writing..

FEES & PAYMENT OPTIONS

This course has promotional discounts until July 31, 2021, for different payment options which are shown in Red below.

Registration Fee: $ 50.00.
Course Fee: $ 600.00 for seven modules.

Payment Options & the Course Fee for seven modules.

Option 1: Single Payment of $ 500.00, saving $ 100.00.
Pay discounted Fee of $ 400.00.

Option 2: Three installments of $ 210.00 each. Pay three discounted installments of $ 190.00 each.

Option 3: Module based seven payments of $ 100.00 each including extra modules. Pay discounted Fee of $ 90.00 per module.

NEXT STEPS

Step – 1: Proceed to the Application for enrolment to this course,

Step – 2: If you have already submitted your Application and have received our email confirming the acceptance to the program, please proceed to the payment by selecting the desired payment option from above.

Upon receiving the confirmation of your payment from the payment processor, you will receive an email with a link to your course and the password.