Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) May 19, 2006
Tuner Construction Company’s one-hour
Mold Awareness = Moisture Control online course has been updated so that AIA (American Institute of Architects) members will receive one CES (Continuing Education System) Health, Safety and Welfare (HSW) Learning Unit upon completion. The course is available through Turner’s industry-specific online learning website TurnerUniversity.com.
Designed to educate on preventing mold during the construction process, the course includes the following lessons: Mold Overview; Building Design, Materials and Systems; Construction/ Controlling Moisture; Construction Schedule and Sequence; Building Operation and Maintenance; Conclusion; Summary; Assessment and Glossary.
Register for Mold Awareness = Moisture Control at http://www.turneruniversity.com. Go to Browse Courses by Category and click on Construction Related/ Mold Awareness = Moisture Control/ Buy Now, or click on the Mold Awareness = Moisture Control course ad. (Site registration is required.) Learners must receive an 80 percent or higher to receive their AIA/CES Learning Unit. The cost of the online course is $99.00.
Turner Construction Company recently became an AIA/CES Registered Provider when the company partnered with the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) to release a three-and-a-half-hour web-based course entitled, Essentials of LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Professional Accreditation, the first online course designed to help professionals prepare for the LEED Professional Accreditation exam. AIA members will receive 3.5 CES Learning Units upon completion of this course, which is available though the USGBC’s website, http://www.usgbc.org.
“Turner is pleased to be an AIA/CES Registered Provider and to extend our courses to the architectural community,” said James Mitnick, Turner Construction Company senior vice-president and Turner Knowledge Network sponsor. “We plan to offer several courses for AIA/CES Learning Units in the near future, including two series: The Building Envelop and MEP (Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing) Fundamentals.”
Turner will be featuring its online learning courses that are available for AIA/CES Learning Units at the upcoming AIA 2006 National Convention and Design Exposition’s CES Marketplace event on June 7 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
About Turner University
Turner Construction Company began development of its corporate knowledge network Turner Knowledge Network™ (TKN) in 2000 and launched Turner University online learning website to staff and to business partners in 2002. In 2003 Turner University was made available to the public. Currently Turner University has 161 web-based courses, plus an OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) 30 Hour course that is part web-based (24 hours) and part instructor-led class and exam (8 hours). Upon completion, participants obtain an OSHA 30 Hour card. For more information, visit http://www.turneruniversity.com.
Turner is the leading general builder in the U.S., ranking first or second in the major segments of the building construction field. During 2005, Turner completed $7.39 billion of construction. Turner is the only builder offering clients a nationwide network, with 46 offices across the U.S. Founded in 1902, the firm is a wholly owned subsidiary of HOCHTIEF, one of the world's leading international construction companies. For more information, visit Turner's website at http://www.turnerconstruction.com.
The AIA/CES Registered Provider Program
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is a member-driven professional association. The primary goal of the Continuing Education Systems (CES) is to provide the best available professional development opportunities to our membership and related industry professionals.
The 77,000 members of the AIA must complete 18 Learning Unit hours of continuing education annually (8 hours of which must be related to Health, Safety and Welfare (HSW) topics) to remain in good standing.