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What will I learn?

This program will give you the skills and training you need to work in the specialized construction industry.

Overview

Upon graduation students will be able to knowledgeably skilled in the construction project management process and be able to function within multi-disciplinary teams consisting of project managers, architects, engineers, regulators, and environmental consultants, contractors.

Your Future Career

Project manager - construction

Commercial construction manager

Construction manager

Construction superintendent

General contractor

Housing construction manager

Industrial construction manager

What You Learn

Quantity surveying, estimating, and bidding procedures

Law and contracts for the construction industry

Construction and the environment

Construction job site controls

Tender process

Learning Outcomes

Learning outcomes represent culminating demonstrations of learning and achievement. In addition, learning outcomes are interrelated and cannot be viewed in isolation of one another. As such, they should be viewed as a comprehensive whole. They describe performances that demonstrate that significant integrated learning by graduates of the program has been achieved.

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to

1. Assess requirements for construction industry business planning and management.

2. Contribute to an organization's success through effective employee relations including the planning, delivery, and evaluations of employee training and development programs.

3. Integrate and apply knowledge of construction legislation, standards, procedures and contract law into an on-going planning and decision making process.

4. Monitor that all work is completed in compliance with contractual obligations, applicable law, standards, bylaws, and building code.

5. Utilize collaborative leadership skills to communicate and influence project stakeholders to achieve project goals.

6. Manage and execute a variety of construction projects using project management principles, practices and tools.

7. Build and lead interdisciplinary teams throughout the project lifecycle using negotiation and problem solving skills.

Which department am I in?

School of Trades and Technology

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
CAD$12,422.97 (US$ 9,737) per year
Start date

Expected May 2021

Venue

Canadore College

College Drive Campus,

100 College Drive,

NORTH BAY,

Ontario (ON),

P1B 8K9, Canada

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must be a graduate of a college or university diploma or degree program or possess equivalent work-related experience and training. If English is not your first language you must provide proof of English competency. You must have a minimum overall band score of 6.0, with no band less than 5.5, on the Academic International English Language Testing System (IELTS), or equivalent accepted English language proficiency test to be admitted to a postsecondary program at the college.

For international students

Applicants must be a graduate of a college or university diploma or degree program or possess equivalent work-related experience and training.

If English is not your first language you must provide proof of English competency. You must have a minimum overall band score of 6.0, with no band less than 5.5, on the Academic International English Language Testing System (IELTS), or equivalent accepted English language proficiency test to be admitted to a postsecondary program at the college. Notwithstanding the above, the English proficiency standards required to obtain Study Permits and Temporary Resident Visas from Canadian Embassies vary around the world. The higher English language proficiency standard will apply.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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