In the construction industry, there's a growing need for trained professionals to play leadership roles on project teams. If you're already employed in the field, this certificate provides the technical background needed to tackle these managerial opportunities. The program can be completed online and includes five foundational courses followed by four courses in either a residential or commercial stream. If you're looking to land an entry-level manager, trades supervisor or estimator position, our knowledgeable instructors and relevant programming will give you the skills and knowledge you need to take your career to the next level.
Careers: Construction Manager | Site Supervisor | Construction Planner
Professional Designations and Certifications
A number of the courses in this program have been approved for education and training credits towards Gold Seal Certification.
A number of courses in this program may be used towards the Canadian Institute of Quality Surveyors (CIQS), Professional Quantity Surveyor (PQS) Designation, and the Construction Estimator Certified (CEC) designation.
There are no entrance requirements for this program. You can begin registering for courses anytime by clicking a course name or calling 403.284.7248. Once you have registered for at least one course and have a SAIT student ID number, consider filling out and submitting the Program Declaration Form to the Office of the Registrar. Contact information for the Office of the Registrar is located in the upper corner of the form.
You have up to five years to complete all certificate courses. You must meet the graduation requirements as they exist at the time you register for your first course (see AC.3.1.1 Grading and Progression).
|COURSE NAME||COURSE CODE||OFFERED|
|Reading Plans and Specifications||CNST-003||Online|
|Introduction to Contracts||CIVL-101||Online|
|Technical Communications I||COMM-238||Online|
|Sustainable Building Fundamentals||ENVS-127||Online|
|Commercial Construction Fundamentals||CSTN-152||Online|
|Commercial Project Management||MNGT-008||Online|
|Building Moisture Control||CNST-001||Online|
|Residential Construction Fundamentals||CSTN-163||Online|
|Residential Project Management||MNGT-007||Online|
School of Construction Continuing Education
Distance Education Support Services