Part-time Continuing Education
Campus: Sault Ste. Marie
Program Code: 4089


This certificate program provides practical training leading to the application of principles and practices in the commercial Construction Management field.

This program emphasizes not only the interpretation and understanding of commercial project documents (working drawings, specifications, soils reports, contracts, etc.) but also in the preparation of estimates and construction schedules. Providing an educational foundation in the Construction Management field, graduates have the knowledge to begin assisting or managing the construction process, from initial planning to project completion. The use of case studies and related industry scenarios throughout the program prepares students for a full range of situations that emerge during the course of a construction project.

All courses are offered online via the internet. Online courses begin every January, May and September.

This program is available on a course by course basis. Students may choose to complete one or more courses each semester. Students in this program are not eligible for OSAP funding. Courses within this program must be completed within 7 years, unless otherwise specified.

Requirements & Program Information

Ontario Secondary School Diploma with Grade 12 (C) ENG4C or mature student status.

Career Path

This certificate is intended for those thinking of taking courses to break into the construction industry or to use their present building knowledge to work towards advancement. This certificate can open doors that will lead to many careers in the construction industry and those completing it will have potential to be a vital member of the construction team.

Employment in many areas of the construction industry, including material take-off, commercial estimating, commercial tender closing, project co-ordination, construction/project management assistant and possibly construction or project management.

For more details on related occupations, job market information and career opportunities, see the Government of Canada website:

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