Customized Courses

National Center for Construction Education and Research
Home Builder’s
CPR / AED / Basic 
First Aid
Occupational Safety and Health Administration for Construction
Build Smart 
Course may be 
taken virtually 
or in person

Build Smart Institute™ Customized Courses Course Offerings:

Cold-Formed Steel Framing

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  • Materials and Tools
  • Fasteners
  • Materials Take off
  • Layout and Installation of Steel Framed Walls
  • Steel Floor & Ceiling Systems
  • Overview of Steel Roof Systems

Hours: 15 hours

Drywall Installation

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  • Drywall Assembly Components
  • Drywall Installation
  • Rated vs. Nonrated Assemblies
  • Estimating Drywall

Hours: 12.5 hours

Acoustical Ceilings

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  • Establish a level line
  • Explain the common terms related to sound waves and acoustical ceiling materials
  • Identify the different types of suspended ceilings
  • Interpret plans related to ceiling layout
  • Sketch the ceiling layout for a basic suspended ceiling
  • Perform a material takeoff for a suspended ceiling. Installation of suspended ceilings

Hours: 20 hours


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  • Miter Saw Review
  • Angle Calculations
  • Coping Saw Practice
  • Various Trim Installations
  • Includes Base Trim
  • Window and Door Trim
  • Chair Rail and Built-up Chair Rail
  • Crown Molding
  • Turn Back Ends Stressed

Hours: 8 hours

Drywall Finishing

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  • Finishing Standards
  • Finishing Materials
  • Finishing Tools
  • Finishing Procedures
  • Estimating Drywall Finishing Materials

Hours: 20 hours

Building Technology for Professional Property Maintenance

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  • General Building Construction Technology Concepts
  • Carpentry Maintenance
  • Electrical Maintenance
  • Plumbing Maintenance
  • HVAC/Preventive Maintenance
  • Landscape Maintenance
  • Appliance Repair

Hours: 15 hours

Customized Courses & Options Available

Construction Industry Training Programs are available in a variety of platforms. Packages and scheduling are flexible and customizable to YOUR needs.
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