Introduction to Construction Management
This free course covers a range of topics to help you broaden your skills in the construction industry.
This course is part of a training initiative to provide workers with new skills needed to support a clean economy. It is fully funded by Canadian Colleges for a Resilient Recovery (C2R2).
Introduction to Construction Management is designed to help you develop and upgrade your skills and knowledge in the construction industry.
You learn to:
- Describe the environmental impacts of the construction industry.
- Describe the phases of a construction project from initiation to close-out and identify the relevant documents.
- Prepare a project schedule for a construction project.
- Develop an effective framework to monitor and evaluate a construction project.
|Locations and dates||Length||Delivery||Cost|
|Online, part time - June 5 to July 22, 2023 (Tues. and Thurs. evenings) - FULL||42 hours||Synchronous online||$0|
|Online, part time - September 18 to November 4, 2023 (Tues. and Thurs. evenings)||42 hours||Synchronous online||$0|
|Ivany Campus - January 2 to February 11, 2024 (online Wed. and Fri. evenings; in person Feb. 9 and 10)||42 hours||Blended||$0|
|Marconi Campus - January 8 to February 18, 2024 (online Tues. and Thurs. evenings; in person Feb. 16 and 17)||42 hours||Blended||$0|
The courses included in the Construction Estimating, Contracts or Project Management program have been designed for people who already have experience in the construction sector and are looking to gain new skills.
Recommended prerequisites are included to support your success, as the courses will be taught with the understanding that students have a base level of knowledge of the construction sector. It is your responsibility to ensure you meet the recommended pre-requisites outlined below.
For student success, it is recommended that applicants have:
- Three to five years of experience in the construction sector; or
- Red Seal in construction-related field; or
- Certificate or diploma in a recognized, construction-related program.
View the Nova Scotia Apprenticeship Agency (NSAA) list of trades by sector (PDF 192KB)
- Applicants must meet the English language requirement
- Applicants must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents ages 18+.
Receive a Certificate of Completion in Construction Estimating, Contracts and Project Management when you complete 2 more free courses: