In this program, you will learn how to plan, coordinate, and manage construction projects from inception to completion. You will acquire knowledge of building materials, drawings and specifications, and the construction process. You will have the opportunity to prepare estimates of the cost of materials, labour, site overhead, and start-up costs for residential construction projects. You will also visit construction sites and take courses such as construction law and contract documents, drafting fundamentals, and construction surveying.
You will acquire an understanding of the construction industry and complete on the job training to put that understanding into action so that when you graduate, you will be ready to start your career at an administrative or middle management level.
Graduates with two years of appropriate work experience can apply for registration with the Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists of Prince Edward Island, which can lead to a Gold Seal Certification as a construction superintendent, estimator, and project manager.
This is a US Federal Aid Approved program.
|Location:||Prince of Wales Campus|
|Credential:||Diploma, Construction Technician|
|Minimum passing grade per course:
- Grade 12 or equivalent with credits at or above the general level
- Grade 12 academic English
- Grade 12 academic math
- Grade 11 or 12 academic physics
- Résumé including work and volunteer experience with applicable dates, membership in groups, associations or athletics, awards and distinctions, and any other information about yourself
Graduates from this program may find employment with:
- General and subcontractors
- Government offices and agencies
- Construction product manufacturers
- Inspection and testing firms
- Building material suppliers
- Engineering offices
- Construction administrators
- Cost estimating firms
The National Occupational Classification (NOC) is the nationally accepted reference on occupations in Canada. It organizes over 40,000 job titles into 500 occupational group descriptions. It is used daily by thousands of people to compile, analyze and communicate information about occupations, and to understand the jobs found throughout Canada’s labour market. This program provides skills training that falls within the duties described in the following: NOC 2231, NOC 0711, NOC 2234.
Open Academic Studies program
Feeling like you’re not quite ready for college? Check out the Open Academic Studies program.
Interested in taking a credit course but don’t want to register for an entire program? Credit courses provide credit toward a diploma or certificate program. Holland College has a variety of options for studying part time during the day, or, in some instances, in the evening or on the weekend.
Tuition & Fees
If you have any questions concerning the Construction Technology and Management program, contact:
- Terry McKenna
- Applied Science & Technology Office: (902) 629-4206