1 Year - 2 Semesters
Ontario College Graduate Certificate
Campus: Sault Ste. Marie
Program Code: 4077


Graduates of the Construction Project Management program plan, manage and supervise a broad range of construction projects within the residential, industrial, commercial and institutional (ICI) and civil infrastructure sectors of the construction industry.

For someone with a background in Construction, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Electrical Engineering, this Ontario College Graduate Certificate program will provide the tools required to excel in the industry. The Sault College Construction Project Management program is designed for the recent graduate, or working industry professional to provide career growth opportunities in Construction and Project Management. The success of construction projects depend heavily on the management and execution of key project deliverables and knowledge of the construction industry.

Requirements & Program Information

Ontario College Diploma, Ontario College Advanced Diploma, Degree, or equivalent

Diploma or degree in an Engineering-related field would be an asset.

Applicants, whose first language is not English, must provide proof of English proficiency. Sault College accepts the TOEFL, or IELTS, or equivalent test to satisfy our English admission requirements.

Educational Paths

Construction Project Management provides excellent laddering opportunities for graduates from the Electrical Engineering Technician, Mechanical Engineering Technician, or Civil Engineering Technician programs at Sault College. This graduate certificate will enhance occupational opportunities for diploma-level graduates, and open the door to increased earning potential. Graduates of the Construction Project Management program may choose to advance their studies in a Bachelor of Engineering degree program or a Business degree program.

Career Path

Graduates from this program will be prepared for management positions in:

Building and Highway Construction




Areas include but are not limited to public and private sector construction projects including residential and non-residential building construction, highway construction, manufacturing, utilities, and trades. The majority of job opportunities for Construction Project Managers (NOC 0711) in the Algoma region tend to be found in the residential building construction sector. Compensation for Construction Mangers in Algoma is $7000/year higher than the national average. Last year there were 44 postings for this job in the Algoma region. Construction managers are among the top five posted occupations in the Algoma region in 2020. According to the Government of Canada Job Bank, employment outlook for Construction Managers in Ontario are good for the period 2019-2022. Currently, approximately 27,450 people work in this occupation. Ninety four percent of these workers are employed full time and approximately 6% are employed part time. Seventy one percent of construction managers work all year while 29% work part of the year.


Program Coordinator: Marc Pilon, (705) 759-2554, ext. 2585, Marc.Pilon@saultcollege.ca.
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