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Construction Management

Upgrade your expertise and learn to plan successful projects across the construction industry.

Develop the versatile management skills and in-depth knowledge you need to succeed in heavy, industrial, commercial and residential construction.

Through the Construction Management program, you’ll combine technology, science, leadership and management skills to plan projects and overcome industry challenges. In addition, your training will comply with Canadian codes, laws and regulations and help you develop sustainable building practices. This program is best suited for people already working in areas related to the skilled trades, engineering or engineering technologies.

The knowledge and skills developed in this program will also help you prepare for the Canadian Construction Association Gold Seal exams, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Associate exam and the Canadian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (CIQS) national accreditation exam.

As you advance through the program, you can choose to finish at one of four exit points based on your career goals:

  • After completing Year 1 – Exit the program with a Civil Technician certificate 
  • After completing Year 2 – Exit the program with a Construction Technician certificate 
  • After completing Year 3 – Exit the program with a Construction Technology diploma
  • After completing Year 4 – Exit the program with a Bachelor of Technology, Construction Management degree
  • Program Type
    Full-time and part-time options
  • Credentials
    Certificate, Degree and Diploma
  • Annual Intake
    Fall
  • Location
    Notre Dame Campus
  • How to Enrol
    Application required
  • Application Type
    Regular admission
  • Program Length
    44 months
  • International Program
    Open to students from around the globe
  • Program Type
    Full-time and part-time options
  • Credentials
    Certificate, Degree and Diploma
  • Annual Intakes
    Year-round registration available
  • Locations
    Notre Dame Campus and Online
  • How to Enrol
    Quick registration
  • Program Length
    Variable

Experience a Polytechnic Education

Full-time Delivery: Something New Every Term

Part-time Delivery: Flex Ed Benefits

Flexible education is at the core of RRC Polytech’s part-time programming. Take advantage of a wide variety of programs, courses, seminars and workshops that help you quickly get the skills you need, when and where you need them.

In this program, you’ll develop crucial leadership, management and communication skills and apply them in industry co-op placements, preparing you for a successful career in construction management.

TERM 1

Build your technical knowledge and essential math, drawing and drafting skills while learning safe work practices and planning procedure.

TERM 2

Explore the industry, identify key parties and their roles in construction and learn to communicate professionally with peers and stakeholders.

TERM 3

Complete a paid co-op placement and build experience working with contractors, consultants, municipal authorities and other industry partners. Continue your studies or choose to finish with a Civil Technician certificate.

TERM 4

Expand your technical expertise and explore engineering principles and material characteristics critical to building and infrastructure construction.

TERM 5

Lock down your understanding of regulations, exploring the systems, standards and codes regulating construction.

TERM 6

Further your experiential training through a second paid co-op placement. Continue your studies or choose to exit with a Construction Technician certificate.

TERM 7

Discover management principles, industry-standard planning software, contract law and strategies to reduce the environmental impact of construction.

TERM 8

Discover project management tools, leadership skills and techniques to help better manage construction scope and costs.

TERM 9

Expand your network and integrate your experience in your final paid co-op placement before graduation. Continue your studies or choose to exit with a Construction Technology diploma.

TERM 10

Develop real solutions to various construction challenges and learn to manage communications, job sites, employee satisfaction and engineering economics.

TERM 11

Present an original design, practical project or case study as a final capstone project while strengthening your leadership and management skills. Graduate with a Bachelor of Technology, Construction Management.

ADVANCE, CHANGE OR START YOUR CAREER

Upskill and build on your existing experience or reskill and jump into a new career. Our part-time programming is full of accessible opportunities for every point in your learning journey.

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Employment Potential

Prepare yourself for career success

Potential Grad CAREERS

  • Project coordinator
  • Project manager
  • Site superintendent
  • Estimator
  • Building official
  • Developer
  • Site inspector
  • Quantity surveyor
  • Product salesperson
  • Technical sales associate
  • Owner representative
  • Business owner

AFFILIATIONS AND ACCREDITATIONS

What to Expect in This Program

Get Prepared for the Future of Work

Excel with small class sizes, practical learning and experienced instructors, all focused on your success. With an employer-driven education, you won’t just be ready for a career – you’ll be prepared to stay in front of what’s ahead.

Start your construction management career with confidence, building the practical experience and on-site management skills you need to lead and succeed.
Combine your technical experience with the vital communication you’ll need to succeed across various fields, including commercial construction.
Take your construction experience to new heights with practical management skills, in-depth technical knowledge and work experience from RRC Polytech.
Graduate career-ready, equipped with crucial leadership skills and prepared to lead change from day one.
Work with passionate, experienced instructors to explore industry insights, planning techniques and modern construction design.
Take advantage of small, focused classrooms to meet with instructors one-on-one, collaborate with classmates and overcome real construction challenges.

Graduate Success

A Construction Management credential from RRC Polytech gives you the theoretical and practical knowledge you need to succeed. Our graduates start their careers quickly, continue learning as open-minded professionals and strive to innovate in their industry, confident in the skills and experience they developed at RRC Polytech.

The statistics below represent the opinions and employment statuses of this program’s recent grads. They were retrieved from the 2019-2020 RRC Polytech Graduate Satisfaction and Employment Report.

92% – NEW GRADS HIRED

The Construction Management program is constantly reviewed by employers, industry leaders and expert instructors, ensuring your education aligns with industry needs. You’ll build practical knowledge using state-of-the-art tools and techniques, getting ready to contribute, lead and innovate from day one.

$71K – AVERAGE NEW GRAD SALARY

Our grads work hard to meet and exceed the evolving needs of industry. With an RRC Polytech education, you’ll have the business, management and communication skills you need to work as a middle and senior manager, expand your knowledge and stay ahead of the competition.

100% – CONSIDER INSTRUCTORS KNOWLEDGEABLE

Construction Management instructors are an essential bridge between students and industry. They use their years of work experience, in-depth knowledge and industry connections to ensure your education is engaging, up to date and ahead of expectations.

“The program prepared me to work in the construction industry, giving me technical knowledge and a strong foundation for effective communication, personnel management and many other important skills.”

Joel Jackson – Development Manager
Private Pension Partners

“The first year was eight months of school and then we’d do a six-month co-op and come back for six months, and rinse and repeat. That was the best — you get the full swing of construction in the summertime.”

Josh Wells – Junior Superintendent
Akman Construction

Who Should Enrol?

Turn your talents into academic success

As a Construction Management student, you are interested in the built environment and want to create innovative solutions to construction challenges. You enjoy working out in the field and inside an office, balancing your in-depth knowledge with practical expertise. As a successful student, you have experience with skilled trades, engineering or engineering technology.

Students that excel in this program often share these interests, skills and personality traits.

PERSONALITY TRAITS

  • Adaptable
  • Community-oriented
  • Detail-oriented
  • Logical thinker
  • Team-oriented

SKILLS

  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Conflict resolution
  • Lifelong listening
  • Problem solving

INTERESTS

  • Construction
  • Project administration
  • Estimating
  • Project management
  • Design collaboration

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