COR147 - Introduction to Specification Writing
24 Hours – Earn 24 CEPs
3 Day Course - May 31, June 1 & 2, 2021
10:00 am - 6:00 pm (ET)
If you are pursuing the Architectural Hardware Consultant (AHC), Certified Door Consultant (CDC), Electrified Hardware Consultant (EHC), or Door + Hardware Specification Consultant (DHSC), you need to master the basic principles of writing architectural specifications. Specification writing skills are an essential element of becoming a professional consultant in today’s construction industry. Architects will expect you to have mastered these skills when you work with them.
“Practice makes perfect,” as the saying goes, and this course teaches students how to practice writing door, frame, and hardware specifications. Nearly two days of practical exercises are included in this course.
You will learn how to:
- Follow CSI SectionFormat™
- Use proper specification terminology and language
- Properly reference DIVISION 1 GENERAL sections
- Write clear, concise, correct, and complete specifications
- Identify methods of specification writing (e.g., descriptive, performance,
- proprietary, reference)
Students to have the following reference materials on hand:
Catalogs or electronic files with technical information for hinges, mortise locks, door closers, fire exit hardware, panic hardware, protection
plates, electrified hardware, hollow metal doors and frames, and flush wood doors
How to Register
First Employee - $1,350 + 13% HST
Additional Employees - $900 + 13% HST
Non-Members - $1,650 + 13% HST
To register, you can use our secure online server or simply download our printable Registration Form (PDF), and mail or fax your completed Registration to the address indicated on the form.