Concrete BC

Basic Concrete Technology ONLINE Course
Concrete 101 - An introduction to the fundamental principles of concrete materials, delivery, troubleshooting and industry related information. This is a video taped course, broken into modules for easy access.
Event Description

This course presents an introduction to the properties of concrete as needed in concrete construction, including strength and durability. Students receive a copy of Design and Control of Concrete Mixtures (9th edition), relevant industry handouts, as well as copies of each presentation. 


Topics Covered include an introductory review of: 

  • Materials for concrete, such as Portland and blended cements, supplementary cementing materials, aggregates and admixtures 

  • Concrete durability 

  • Procedures for concrete mix proportioning 

  • Batching, mixing, transporting, handling, placing, consolidating, finishing and curing concrete 

  • Hot and cold-weather concreting 

  • Cause and methods of controlling volume changes  

  • Control tests for quality concrete 

  • Special types of concrete, such as high-performance, lightweight, and self-consolidating concrete 

  • Standards from both Canadian Standards Association (CSA) and American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) are referred to extensively 

  • There is an open-book exam at the end of the course 


Contact & Support

For inquiries, please contact Jason Saunderson or call at 604-396-7550

All prices in Canadian dollars
Ticket Price
1 Student Registration
Members $400.00
ICBA,VRCA or CRMCA Members $500.00
Non-Members $600.00
2 Students from the Same Company
Members $800.00
ICBA,VRCA or CRMCA Members $1000.00
Non-Members $1200.00
3 Students from the Same Company
Members $1200.00
ICBA,VRCA or CRMCA Members $1500.00
Non-Members $1800.00


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