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Contract Specifications and CSI Master Format

1.5 Professional Development Hours

After taking this course, you will be able to:

  • Obtain solid understanding of the master format and construction specifications system
  • Navigate through the divisions of the contract with more efficiency and knowledge
  • Understand the CSI-CSC system general guidelines, changes in specification, and how to ensure using the right specification for your projects and products.

The course will provide key information and necessary knowledge of construction specifications. It will help you obtain through understanding and provide guidelines on how to read and understand the CSI – CSC MasterFormat® with its older and new versions. It will provide the reasons behind the change, in a simplified way that will enhance your knowledge and ability to utilize this change to manage procurement and projects.

The course is essential and comprehensive in providing thorough understanding the role of specifications in contract document, the best industry practices in managing specifications in design and procurement in relation to construction work, materials supply and production. 

Topic Background:

Design contracts are the most common contract types, people in the construction industry need to have a solid grip on specifications to achieve successful contracting work. CSI is the source of information and support in specifications writing, it created a successful source system for many years so why is the current need for the change? The course will focus on answering this question, providing good understanding of the format and case-study on contract specifications.

Who Should Attend:

  • Project Managers
  • Designers and architects
  • Engineers
  • Estimators
  • People with construction background who need to obtain better knowledge in contractual specification
  • People in manufacturing and material production
Course Rating
3.7 out of 5

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This course is currently scheduled on the following date. Click to learn even more details about this offering.

Online, 6/16/2023


Almost all of EPIC's courses offer :

  • Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and
  • Professional Development Hours (PDHs)

These course credits will help attendees earn training requirements for their associations or provincial governing bodies.

This course can be customized and delivered to a group at your facility saving time and money.
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