900C - Principles of Real Estate Engineering (Canadian)

  • Course Number: C900C
  • Course Title: Principles of Real Estate Engineering – Canadian
  • Course Level: Core
  • IRWA Credits: 16 QEU / CEU
  • AQB Credits: Not Applicable
  • Prerequisites: Not Applicable

With the use of lecture, questions and answers, exercise methods, and graphic illustrations, participants in this course will learn how to use engineering tools; gain basic skills in reading and interpreting information contained on engineering plans; and learn how to read, understand and plot simple descriptions using the most common methods of property descriptions. This course is designed for the novice or new, non-engineer employee, but is also a valuable refresher course for experienced agents.

Credentialing
  • Generalist: A core course that can be applied towards the RWA, ARWP or RWP program.
  • Specialist: Not applicable.
Topics
  • Understanding the basic principles of engineering drawings
  • Understanding and interpreting information on plans
  • Using an engineer’s scale to determine distances
  • Identifying types of highway curves
  • Determining the effects of a project on a property
  • Understanding the background of property descriptions
  • Become knowledgeable of the basic features of property descriptions
  • Become familiar with the most common systems and methods of property descriptions
  • Writing and plotting property descriptions using various methods
Course Tuition Includes
  • Participant Manual
  • Engineering tools (engineering scale, protractor and straight edge)
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