Principles of Construction Documentation (PCD)

Principles of Construction Documentation (PCD)

Date(s): January 17, 24, February 7, 14 and 21 (note the skip on January 31)

Duration: Five eight-hour sessions

Time: 8:30am – 4pm

Format: Option of virtual live instructor-led or in person 

Price: $1,750.00 + HST

This course is Gold Seal accredited (5 Credits)

Overview: The PCD course is a prerequisite for all other CSC courses and for the Certified Technical Representative (CTR), Certified Construction Contract Administrator(C CCA) and Certified Specification Practitioner (CSP) designations from CSC. Successful completion of the PCD may be credited toward the experience component requirements for the Registered Specification Writer (RSW) designation.


  • Construction process
  • Production of construction documents
  • Forms of contract
  • Codes and standards
  • Risk managements issues
  • Legal issues
  • Building science
  • Contract administration
  • Communications
  • Trends in the construction industry

Who Should Attend: Designers, consultants, contractors, and suppliers. PCD is an introductory course that will enable students to have a better understanding of construction documentation (specifications, drawings and schedules), products, bidding procedures and contracts. 

Presented jointly with Construction Specifications Canada - Atlantic Chapter

Qty Item Price Description
CANS Connect $1,750.00 1 CANS Connect Video Available
In Class $1,750.00 1 In Class
Cancellation Policy

-Cancellations must be received no later than 10 business days prior to the course date to be eligible for a 75% refund of registration fees.
-No refunds will be issued after this date.
-If you register for the course and do not attend, you are liable for the full registration fee unless you cancel according to the terms stated above.
-If you are unable to attend after registering you may send a substitute up to and including the day of the course. Please provide a name and email address for name tag and records.
-CANS reserves the right to cancel any course and will, in such an event, provide a full refund of registrations fees. Every effort will be made to give registrants a reasonable notice of cancellation.
-No liability is assumed by the organization for changes in course dates, content, speakers, or venue.