Construction Management & Supervision Fundamentals

This course has been approved by Licencing & Consumer Services for CPD training requirements and is currently under development in order to obtain future approval for qualification training.  

This is an online course that involves approximately 12 hours of online learning. 

Examine the fundamentals of project management concepts and best practices, and learn to apply them to residential construction. This course aims to sharpen learners' skills with scheduling and critical paths, contingencies, logistics and lead times, human resources, safety, administration, contracts, regulations, budgeting and cost control, quality control and client relations.

 

Knowledge & Skill Building Areas

CPD logoProject Planning 

  • Human Resource Requirements
  • Tendering
    • Bid Requirements & Practices
    • Trade Selection
  • Scheduling

Project Supervision 

  • Material and Labour Acquisition
  • Pre-Construction Activities
  • Best Practices for Working Relationships
  • Contract Compliance & Plan Checks
  • Types of Inspections & Inspection Guidelines
  • Key Elements of Quality Control
  • Reporting Requirements
  • Set Up & Monitoring of Cost Control
  • Change/Work Order System

Project Site Work Safety

  • Safe Site Conditions
  • Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Regulation
  • WHMIS Regulations
  • WCB Standards

Training category (Group A):  This course is currently available for informal continuing professional development (CPD) and is under redevelopment to obtain approval for qualification (core competency) training.  

  • Qualification (Core Competency) Training (coming in the future): Will include completion of a 3rd party proctored exam
  • Informal CPD:  12 Points - Participants only complete the course and do not take the exam
  • Formal CPD:  This course is not available for formal CPD credits

Course availability:  Online learning allows you to work at your own pace from the comfort of your own computer any time of the day or night. 

Timeframes:  You will be allotted 6 months from the date of course registration to complete the online education.  Extensions can be purchased if additional time is required. 

Prerequisite:  There are no prerequisites for this course.  You can register for this course anytime at your convenience.

Tuition:  $449 + tax for a limited time

The tuition includes the online education and an electronic copy of the course manual.  

Proof of course completion:  Upon completion of the online course, participants will be able to log into our learning management system to view and print a certificate of completion for informal CPD. An additional qualification (core competency) training certificate will be provided to those individuals who successfully complete the final exam. The exam results will be available and kept electronically in your student profile.

Qualification (Core Competency) Exam (under development) :  The 3rd party exam for this course (applicable for individuals completing qualification training) is closed book in a multiple choice, multiple answer and true/false format.  There is no exam for participants taking the course for informal CPD training.

Proctor testing centers:  Licensing & Consumer Services requires 3rd party proctoring for online exams that qualify as qualification (core competency) training.  When you are close to completing the online course, you will need to make arrangements with a proctor testing location to proctor your online exam for you.  Please click here to see the list of the current approved BC proctoring locations. BC Builder Training will provide you with further proctoring information upon course completion.

Passing grade:  The passing grade is 70%. 

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